aVLNE9X1p Neurology - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
doc. MUDr. Eva Vlčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Jana Aberlová (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Blanka Adamová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Štefánia Aulická, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Marek Baláž, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zdenka Bálintová (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Martin Bareš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Josef Bednařík, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Yvonne Benešová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Martina Bočková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Tomáš Boušek (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Milan Brázdil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Irena Doležalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Magdaléna Hladíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Ondřej Horák (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Zdeněk Kadaňka, CSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Mgr. Milena Košťálová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Lenka Krajčovičová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Robert Mikulík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Eduard Minks, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Hana Ošlejšková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Martin Pail, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Aneta Rajdová (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Ivan Rektor, CSc. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Irena Rektorová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michal Ryzí, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Pavel Řehulka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Světlana Skutilová (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Pavel Štourač, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Stanislav Voháňka, CSc., MBA (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Ondřej Volný, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Adéla Mitášová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Miroslav Škorňa (seminar tutor)
Dana Chalupová, DiS. (assistant)
Mgr. Ladislava Jagošová (assistant)
Jaromíra Saláková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Eva Vlčková, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology - Joint workplaces with the University Hospital Brno - workplaces of the Bohunice and Mater. Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: First Department of Neurology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine (40,00 %), Department of Neurology - Joint workplaces with the University Hospital Brno - workplaces of the Bohunice and Mater. Hospital - Faculty of Medicine (40,00 %), Department of Pediatric Neurology - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) - Faculty of Medicine (20,00 %)
Prerequisites (in Czech)
aVLFA0822c Pharmacology II -pr. && aVLCH0832c Surgery II - practice && aVLOL7X1c Ophthalmology - practice && aVLDI7X1c Diagn.imaging methods- pr.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide the introduction to clinical neurology. Basic information about the pathophysiology, clinical features, course, diagnosis and treatment of the most important clinical units in neurology will be provided. Based on these data, the students should be able to perform correct interpretation of the medical history and clinical neurological examination in patients with the most frequent neurological diseases, to create syndromological, topical and differential diagnosis, to suggest relevant paraclinic examinations and basic therapeutic approach for these clinical units.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- understand and explain the pathophysiology, clinical symptoms, clinical course, diagnosis, and treatment of the most frequent neurological diseases;
- create correct semiological, syndromological, and topical diagnoses based on medical history and clinical neurological examination;
- perform relevant differential diagnosis in patients with the most common neurological diseases;
- indicate appropriate paraclinical examinations and interpret their basic findings;
- make reasoned decisions about the possible etiological diagnoses.
Syllabus
  • Practical workshops focused on following topics:
  • 1. Cerebrovascular diseases, stroke
  • 2. Spondylogenic disorders, spinal cord diseases
  • 3. Infectious diseases of the nervous system, neurotraumatology
  • 4. Headache and pain, neuropathic pain therapy
  • 5. (Poly)neuropathies including the immune-mediated neuropathies (AIDP, CIDP)
  • 6. Neuromuscular diseases
  • 7. Multiple sclerosis, autoimmune encefalitis, paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology
  • 8. Dementia, cognitive neurology
  • 9. Movement disorders (Parkinson´s disease)
  • 10. Epilepsy
  • 11. Developmental neurology, neurodevelopmental disorders, cerebral palsy
  • 12. Neuromuscular diseases in childhood, paediatric epileptology
Literature
    required literature
  • VIVEKANANDA, Umesh. Crash Course Neurology. Edited by Philip Xiu - Shreelata Datta. 5th edition. [Edinburgh?]: Elsevier, 2019. xi, 278. ISBN 9780702073854.
    recommended literature
  • Greenberg DA, Aminoff MJ, Simon RP. Lange Clinical Neurology, 11th Edition. McGraw Hill, 2020. xiii, 464. ISBN-10: 1260458350, ISBN-13: ‎978-1260458350
  • RŮŽIČKA, Evžen, Karel ŠONKA, Petr MARUSIČ and Robert RUSINA. Neurologie. 1. vydání. Praha: Stanislav Juhaňák - Triton, 2019. xxxix, 541. ISBN 9788075536815. info
  • ŠTOURAČ, Pavel, Josef BEDNAŘÍK, Milan BRÁZDIL, Zdeněk KADAŇKA, Petr KAŇOVSKÝ, Marek MECHL, Jiří PRÁŠEK, Ivan REKTOR, Irena REKTOROVÁ and Radomír ŠLAPAL. Učebnice obecné neurologie (Textbook of General Neurology). 2., přepracované. Brno: Masarykova universita v Brně, 2003. 197 pp. ISBN 80-210-3309-6. info
  • Učebnice speciální neurologie. Edited by Zdeněk Kadaňka. 3., přeprac. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 302 s. ISBN 9788021053205. info
  • ŠPINAR, Jindřich and Ondřej LUDKA. Propedeutika a vyšetřovací metody vnitřních nemocí. 2., přeprac. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2013. 336 s. ISBN 9788024743561. info
  • Kolektiv autorů Kliniky děské neurologie a dalších pracovišť LF and Kolektiv autorů Kliniky děské neurologie a dalších pracovišť LF. Učebnice speciální dětské neurologie pro studenty 4. a 5.ročníku LF MU s rozšířenou výukou pediatrie (Textbook of Pediatric Neurology for special students of the 4th LF MU and 5th year with extended teaching of pediatrics). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita Brno, 2011. 123 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5659-6. info
Teaching methods
Oral lectures on different and updated topics in neurology. Presentations by professionals in neurology. Based on the epidemiological situation, interactive synchronous online teaching might be used for these workshops.
Assessment methods
Classified final oral exam in Neurology.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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Teacher's information
For further details, please look Further comments section of aVLNE9X1c (Neurology – practice).
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021, autumn 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022.
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