PALLIATIVE CARE AND PAIN THERAPY
cod. 1009439

Academic year 2022/23
3° year of course - First semester
Professor
BACIARELLO Marco
Academic discipline
Anestesiologia (MED/41)
Field
"altre attività quali l'informatica, attività seminariali ecc."
Type of training activity
More
24 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: -
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: INTERNAL MEDICINE

Learning objectives

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

Prerequisites

Live lectures. Online or mixed lectures in case of restrictions.

Course unit content

- Pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain.
- Clinical aspects of common painful conditions.
- Drugs used to treat acute and chronic pain.
- The concept of palliative care.

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.

Assessment methods and criteria

Questions during the integrated course examination.

Other information

- - -