Rheumatology (VO)

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Course lecturer:

 Sonja Pliemitscher
Course numberB3.06670.30.320
Course codeRheuma
Curriculum2016
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW0,5
ECTS credits0,5
Language of instruction German

Students learn clinical pictures in the Department of Rheumatology based on the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joint capsule in adults, adolescents and children. You know the conservative and surgical treatment, know the clinical images and diagnoses and know how they affect the movement system. They also know atypical healing processes and contraindications for physiotherapy. You understand clinical diagnoses and findings, they can correctly interpret and understand how they impact on physiotherapy.

Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, course, pathophysiology, medical treatment (conservative, surgical) rheumatic disorders va. related to bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, joint capsule: tissue disorders: eg selected tissue diseases, fibromyalgia ... spine: inflammatory disorders such as Mb BechterewPCP, gout formation mechanisms typical deformities and deformity

Steffers, G. & Crednar, S. (2006). Allgemeine Krankheitslehre und Innere Medizin für Physiotherapeuten, Physiolehrbuch Krankheitslehre, 1. Auflage. Stuttgart: Thieme Verlag.