Curriculum | Master of Physiotherapy (Neurology) | Medical And Surgical Management In Neurological Disorder

MPT IIND YEAR

Medical And Surgical Management In Neurological Disorder

PAPER CODE- 03010202

TEACHING HOURS: 120 

THEORY: 80 MARKS

S. NO TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES (At the end of the course the student shall be able to) Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time
1.        Congenital and hereditary disorders

 

Demonstrate analysis and medical and surgical management of congenital and hereditary disorders To Cover

·         Cerebral palsy,

·         Cerebral malformations,

·         Spinal malformation ,

·         Hydrocephalous, etc.

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

7
2.        Head injury

 

Enumerate medical and surgical management of head injury

 

To Cover

·         Comatose patient

·         Closed skull fractures

·         Haematomas, subdural, epidural and intracerebral

·         Open cranio-cerebral injuries

·         Reconstruction operations in head injuries

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

7
3.        Disorders of spinal cord and cauda equine

 

Enumerate medical and surgical management Spinal cord disorders

 

To Cover

·         Acute traumatic injuries

·         Haematomyelia and acute central cervical cord Injuries

·         Slow progressive compression of the spinal cord

·         Syringomyelia

·         Ischemia and infarction of the spinal cord and Cauda equina

·         Spina bifida

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

7
4.        Disorders of cranial nerves Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of Cranial nerve lesions To Cover

·         Cranial nerve injuries

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

6
5.        Disorders of peripheral nerves

 

Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of Peripheral nerve lesions

 

To Cover

·         Peripheral neuropathies

·         Causalgia

·         Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

·         Irradiation neuropathy

·         Peripheral nerves tumors

·         Traumatic, compressive and ischemia neuropathy

·         Spinal radiculitis and radiculopathy

·         Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy

·         Acute idiopathic polyneuritis

·         Neuropathy due to infections Vasculomotor neuropathy

·         Neuropathy due to systemic medical disorders

·         Drug induced neuropathy

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

7
6.        Disorders of muscle Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of Muscular disorders.

 

To Cover

·         The myotonic disorders

·         Inflamatary disorders of the muscle

·         Myasthenia gravis

·         Endocrine and .Metabolic Myopathies.

·         Muscular dystrophies

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

6
7.        Cerebellar disorders

 

Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of cerebellar disorders To Cover

·         Ataxia

·         Motor neuron disease

 

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

6
8.        Demyelinating disorders Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of Demyelinating disorders To Cover

·         Multiple sclerosis

·         Diffuse sclerosis

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

6
9.        Disorders of cerebral circulation-Stroke

 

Enumerate the medical and surgical management of Cerebral circulatory disorders. To Cover

·         TIA

·         CVA

 

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

8
10.    Infectious disorders Enumerate the medical and surgical management of Infectious neurological diseases.

 

To Cover

·         Meningitis

·         Encephalitis

·         Brain abscess

·         Syphilis

·         Herpes simplex

·         Chorea

·         Poliomyelitis

·         Tuberculosis

·         Transverse myelitis

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

10
11.    Disorders of vestibular system Enumerate the  management of Vestibular system disorders

 

To Cover

·         Vestibular disorders

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

7
12.    Extra pyramidal disorders Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of Extra pyramidal disorders

 

To Cover

·         Parkinsonism

·         Balance disorders

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

5
13.    Epilepsy, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of Epilepsy, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease To Cover

·         Epilepsy

·         Dementia

·         Alzheimer’s Disease

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

5
14.    General principles of neurosurgery Enumerate the  basic principle of neurosurgery. To Cover

·         Basic Neurological Surgical Interventions

·         Basic Principle of Neurological Surgical Interventions

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

8
15.    Tumors Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of tumors. To Cover

·         Tumors of cranial hones

·         Meningiomas

·         Tumors in spinal cord Intra-cranial tumors

·         Other space-occupying lesions

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

8
16.    Intracranial abscess Enumerate the  medical and surgical management of intracranial Abcess. To Cover

·         Intracranial Abcess

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

5
17.    Vascular disease of the brain Enumerate and analyse the  medical and surgical management of vascular diseases of brain To Cover

·         Aneurysms

·         Thrombosis

 

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

5
18.    Stereo tactic surgeries Enumerate certain specific neurological surgeries. To Cover

·         General rules of surgical repair of the peripheral nerves

·         Muscle lengthening/release operations

·         Spasticity reductions

·         Stereo tactic surgeries.

·         Cerebral malformations.

·         Operations of the discs-cervical  and lumber disc operation

·         Malformations of the spine and spinal cord

·         Lumber and cisternal punctures technique and complication

Lecture Discussion

Students seminars

Case discussion

SIS

7

 

Book References

  • Physical therapy for Traumatic Brain Surgery : Montgomery
  • Clinical disorders of balance, posture and gait : Adolfo M Bronstein, Thomas Brandt and Marjorie Wollacot