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080601A Anaesthesiology I, 3-4 ECTS cr 
Code 080601A  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Anaesthesiology I  Abbreviation Anaesthesiology 
Scope3-4 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5401 Medicine 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
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Unit Medicine 

Alahuhta, Seppo Matias 

ECTS Credits  3.0 study points. 
Language of instruction  Finnish. 
Timing  C 5&6 (Third year) 
Learning outcomes  The students recognize cardiac arrest and can resuscitate. Know what belongs to advanced life support both in adults and children. Recognize life threatening cardiac arrhythmias. Can pre-operative examination. Have basic of fluid and nutritional therapy. Have basics of pain treatment. Can normal infusion and airway managements.


Contents  Resuscitation and first aid. Pre-operative examination and treatment. Anesthetics and methods. Treatment of pain Nutrition and fluid therapy. Intubation. Infusion technique. 
Learning activities and teaching methods  Lectures, theme days, practicing in small groups, practicing in operation theatres. 
Recommended or required reading  Textbook: Miller's Anesthesia, vol. 1-2 Ed. Miller. 6th Edition 2005 
Assessment methods and criteria  Taking part into the group teaching events and practice. Web exam of resuscitation. Written end examination. 
Grading  The end examination gives the end marking (0-5) 
Person responsible  Professor Seppo Alahuhta 

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