PAIN THERAPY - INTERDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL TRAINING
cod. 1002666

Academic year 2022/23
5° year of course - Second semester
Professor
BACIARELLO Marco
Academic discipline
Anestesiologia (MED/41)
Field
Emergenze medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: -
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

Questions during the integrated course examination.

Other information

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