PAIN THERAPY - INTERDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL TRAINING
cod. 1002666

Academic year 2018/19
5° year of course - Second semester
Professor
BACIARELLO Marco
Academic discipline
Anestesiologia (MED/41)
Field
Emergenze medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: EMERGENCY AND FIRST-AID MEDICINE

Learning objectives

- Understanding how chronic pain develops.
- Examination of patients with chronic pain.
- Knowledge of common painful conditions
- Initial treatment and knowledge of referral possibilities.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

Pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain. Diagnosis and specialist treatment of common painful conditions.
Drugs used to treat acute and chronic pain.

Full programme

- Transduction and conduction of pain stimuli in the nervous system
- Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain
- Common painful states: low back pain, radiculopathy, arthritis
- Clinical pharmacology of analgesics and adjuvants: antiinflammatory drugs, opioids, antidepressants, anticonvulsants etc.

Bibliography

Study material will be delivered during classes.

Teaching methods

Lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam (1 question during the integrated course exam)

Other information

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