ADE: Pain Management

Code 752ZW
Credits 1

Learning outcomes

The ADE course aims to introduce students to the knowledge needed to manage pain, measure it and treat it as established by ethics, humanity, economic benefits and the respect of the 38/2010 national law.
After a general overview about the extent of the problem and the difficulty of treatment in Italy, the pathophysiology of pain and its psychological aspects will be explained. Afterwards, the extent of the pain, and the various methods in use for the registration of medical records will be studied.
It will then be explained the pharmacology of the major classes of analgesics and therapeutic strategy applied to specific areas of acute and chronic pain. Simulations will be done in the classroom for specific areas of pain, such as the pediatric area and the emergency room.