Basic knowledge of the anatomy of the female genital apparatus. The student must have passed the study exams preparatory to the delivery assistance in order to be able to support the final exam of learning verification.
The verification of the learning of the course will be based on an oral interview which will aim at verifying the attained preparation of the student.
At the end of the course the student will have to show to know the phenomena of the spontaneous vaginal childbirth and the physiology of the puerperium.
Physiology of birth: nomenclature, causes and factors
General and Nomenclature
Causes of childbirth
Factors of childbirth: the channel
General morphology of bony pelvis
Factors of childbirth: the fetus
Factors of childbirth: the strength
General characteristics of uterine contractions
Pressures generated by uterine contractions
Phenomenology of uterine contractions
The auxiliary forces of childbirth
Physiology of labor: the phenomena of childbirth
Clinical evolution of normal delivery (vertex presentation)
Clinical diagnosis during labor in childbirth
Assistance to pregnant women in labor
Puerperium: obstetric assistance
Pescetto, De Cecco, Pecorari, Ragni: “ Ginecologia e Ostetricia", Società Editrice Universo, Ed. IV 2013, 2 Volumi.
The slides and other teaching materials used in class will be made available to the students
The student must follow the lectures, seminars and theoretical-practical exercises.
The teacher is available to receive students every Monday from 12.00 to 13.00 (by appointment taken with email: email@example.com) to provide explanations on the program and any further clarification on the lessons already done.