ANALGESIC TREATMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE
cod. PC1008494

Academic year 2021/22
2° year of course - First semester
Professor
BACIARELLO Marco
Academic discipline
Anestesiologia (MED/41)
Field
Interdisciplinari e cliniche
Type of training activity
Characterising
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PIACENZA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: SURGERY CLINIC

Learning objectives

- Understanding how chronic pain develops.
- Examination of patients with chronic pain.
- Knowledge of common painful conditions
- Knowledge of treatment modalities.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

Pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain. Clinical aspects 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

Live lectures. Online or mixed lectures in case of restrictions or low class attendance.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam (1 question during the integrated course oral exam)

Other information

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