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Shock and Organ Failure

Course Code :1016GENGE2
Study domain:Medicine
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Philippe Jorens
Rudi De Paep
Peter Dieleman
Katrien Bombeke
Heiko De Schepper
Annick De Weerdt
Jozef Van Herck
Walter Verbrugghe
Karolien Dams
Ingrid Baar

3. Course contents *

- Physiopathogenesis of shock and ischemia-reperfusion in a clinical perspective
- Principles of diagnosis, lab values, monitoring, support of failing organs
- Cardiogenic, hypovolemic and dstributive shock
- Cardiac arrest and resuscitation
- Kidney, brain, liver and lung failure in patients with shock
- Sudden death
- End of life situations
- Integrated patient care
- Brain death- donor procedure
- End of life- communication with family members- mourning
- Ethics - paper work in case of end of life situations
- Social support in case of medical catastrophies