Upon successful completion of the course students will take and then present the history of a patient.
They will build a strong background knowledge about the development of natural and pathological disorders of water, Electrolyte and acid-base balance on neonatal, infant and child age.
They will be able to diagnose diseases of childhood by clinical examination.
They will be able to make differential diagnosis and recommend the appropriate treatment.
They will acquire advanced knowledge on neonatal, infant and child age.
Prospects and developments of Pediatric Surgery
Course Content (Syllabus)
In the scientific area of Pediatric surgery, is included the treatment congenital malformations and acquired surgical diseases brought by the birth of the child until the age of 14 years. The specialty of Pediatric Surgery involves the whole cycle of life and involves all body systems except from the cardiovascular. Finally it is important to emphasize that although it is considered a relevant specialty with General Surgery, it is an independent specialty, having completely detached from General Surgery. This is due to the fact that children are not a miniature of an adult, but that the little patient is a rapid growing organism with multiple special needs.