Principles of Medicine for Engineers

  • Type: Lecture (V)
  • Chair: KIT-Fakultäten - KIT-Fakultät für Maschinenbau - Institut für Automation und angewandte Informatik
    KIT-Fakultäten - KIT-Fakultät für Maschinenbau
  • Semester: WS 20/21
  • Time: Tu 2020-11-03
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly


    Tu 2020-11-10
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2020-11-17
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2020-11-24
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2020-12-01
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2020-12-08
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2020-12-15
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2020-12-22
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2021-01-12
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2021-01-19
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2021-01-26
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2021-02-02
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2021-02-09
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly

    Tu 2021-02-16
    10:00 - 11:30, weekly


  • Lecturer: apl. Prof. Dr. Christian Pylatiuk
  • SWS: 2
  • Lv-No.: 2105992
  • Information: Online
Content

Content:

  • Introduction: Definitions of "health" and "disease". History of medicine and paradigm shift towards evidence based medicine and personalized medicine.
  • Special topics: nervous system, saltatory conduction, musculoskeletal system, cardio-circulatory system, narcosis, pain, respiratory system, sensory organs, gynaecology, digestive organs, surgery, nephrology, orthopaedics, immune system, genetics.

Learning objectives:

Students have fundamental knowledge about functionality and anatomy of organs within different medical disciplines. The students further know about technical methods in diagnosis and therapy, common diseases, their relevance and costs. Finally the students are able to communicate with medical doctors in a way, in which they prevent misunderstandings and achieve a more realistic idea of each others expectations.

Language of instructionGerman
Bibliography
  • Adolf Faller, Michael Schünke: Der Körper des Menschen. Thieme Verlag.
  • Renate Huch, Klaus D. Jürgens: Mensch Körper Krankheit. Elsevier Verlag.