Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

304 - Degree in Medicine

26723 - Physical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures II

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
26723 - Physical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures II
Faculty / School:
104 - Facultad de Medicina
304 - Degree in Medicine
Second semester
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

The learning process that is designed for this subject is based on the following:


Matter is it structured in 32 sessions of teaching large groups of 1 hour and 10 teaching sessions to small groups of 4 hour  (for student)


The content of theoretical teaching sessions will be supported by the literature previously recommended.

5.2. Learning tasks


Theoretical activities and planned to acquire the specific skills of the subject and the general and transverse graduation practices


"We must remind all students that if activities exercises  include data related to the medical history or personal data of the patient  strict confidentiality is required"

5.3. Syllabus

The program that the student is offered to help him/her to achieve the expected results includes the following activities :


 Topics in Radiology block:


1.-Traumatic injuries of the head, face and neck. Radiological semiology. Clinical guidelines for diagnostic use.


2.- Space-occupying lesions of the central nervous system. Brain tumors. Clinical guidelines for diagnostic use.


3.- Cerebral vascular pathology. Stroke and brain hemorrhage. Clinical guidelines for diagnostic use. Image Guided Minimally Invasive Techniques.


4.-Thorax Pathology. Parenchymal disease. Differential diagnosis between alveolar and interstitial diseases. Diagnostic Clinical guidelines


5.-Tumors, nodules and pulmonary cysts. Differential diagnosis. Staging of lung cancer. Diagnostic Clinical guidelines


6.- Pleura and mediastinum diseases. Opaque thorax, pneumothorax. Mediastinal tumors. Diagnostic Clinical guidelines


7.- Emergency management in Pneumology. Hemoptysis and pulmonary embolism. CT value


8.- Radiology in space occupying lesions of the abdomen (LOES). Diagnostic Clinical guidelines. (Esta vez está bien)


9.- Radiology of acute abdomen. Viscera perforation. Intestinal Occlusion. Acute peritonitis.


10- Radiology of liver and pancreatic diseases. Image diagnostic of Jaundice. Pancreatitis. Portal hypertension.


11.-Radiology of abdominal vascular diseases. Gastrointestinal bleeding. Diagnostic Clinical guidelines.


12.-Radiology of  the urinary tract: pyelonephritis, obstructive uropathy, bladder, prostate and male gonads diseases, renal tumors. Diagnostic. Clinical guidelines


13.- Radiology of the vascular system. Diagnostic clinical guidelines.


14.-Radiology  of the female genital tract. Breast cancer. Diagnostic Clinical Guide


15.- Radiology of the bone diseases . Changes in bone density. Bone fractures. Arthrosis and arthritis. Bone tumors. Diagnostic Clinical Guidelines.



Seminars :


1.--Reading and interpretation of chest radiographs in different projections. Indications and  limitations


Objective: The student must be able to identify RX normal


2.--Reading and interpretation of CT brain. "  5 slices of the brain CT ". Patterns of normality and more frequent diseases . Indications and limitations.


Objective: The student must know how to look a CT brain at key anatomical points and recognize normal  patterns


3.--Breast. Identifying normal patterns and description of the main pathological changes. Screening program.


 Objective. The student must know the significance of the discovery of mammographic abnormality diagnosis and the main clinical diagnostic guidelines.


4.-Osteoarticular pathology. Reading an X-ray bone and osteoarticular area.


Objective: The student must be able to recognize major traumatic and non-traumatic bone injuries


 Topics block . Nuclear Medicine


1.-Skeletal scintigraphy  in malignant bone diseases


2.-Skeletal scintigraphy in non neoplastic osseous disorders


3.-Clinical applications of urinary nuclear medicine


4.-Clinical applications of endocrine nuclear medicine. Metabolic therapy


5.-Lymphoscintigraphy in Oncology . Radioguided surgery


6.-The role of PET-CT


7.-PET-CT. Applications in oncology






4  Nuclear medicine seminars in which the following issues  will be analyzed: present clinical cases that may be related to the topic block or other current applications of nuclear medicine in pathologies that are already known

1. Pulmonary embolism. Role of  V / P in diagnosis

2. Studies of myocardial perfusion. When we use?

3. Patient with  thyroid  disease .  Role of Nuclear Medicine

4. Patient with breast  tumor .  Role of Nuclear Medicina

The seminars will be held with the active participation of students through different systems of simulation. They will begin in the OSCE (objective structured clinical evaluation) by simulating these clinical cases. It will be provided with specific material and information for the active participation in these seminars.


Topics  block : Radiotherapy


1. Gynecologic tumors (uterus and cervix). Indications of radiotherapy. Integration with other cancer therapies.


2. Tumors Otorrinolaringologic sphere. Indications of radiotherapy. Integration with other cancer therapies.


3. Lung Tumors. Indications of radiotherapy. Integration with other cancer therapies.


4. Rectum and gastrointestinal tumors. Indications of radiotherapy. Integration with other cancer therapies.





2 Radiation Oncology  seminars in which will be analyzed and will present clinical cases will arise.

The seminar topics are:


1.- Prostate tumors. Clinical Practice Guidelines


2. Breast tumors. Clinical Practice Guidelines.


Topics block of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation:


1. Diagnostic techniques and evaluation in rehabilitation


2. Fractures, dislocations, sprains and tendinitis rehabilitation


3. Degenerative and inflammatory arthropathies rehabilitation


4.-Osteoporosis rehabilitation


5. Pulmonary an cardiac rehabilitation . Obstructive  pulmonary disease


6. Geriatric  rehabilitation






1.-Rehabilitation treatment of hip fracture in the elderly


2.-Rehabilitation treatment of stroke


3.-Rehabilitation treatment of low back pain and lumbociatalgia


4.-Rehabilitation treatment of scoliosis


5.-Painful shoulder rehabilitation 


6.- Ischemic heart disease rehabilitation



5.4. Course planning and calendar

Scheduled sessions and presentation of works


They appear in the Guide as the organization of 8th semester is planned





June 1, 2018

September 3, 2018




5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

The updated bibliography of the subject is consulted through the web page of the library: