Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Rovereto)

Pharmacology, Anesthesia and Dental Emergencies (2016/2017)


Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ANESTESIA APPLICATA ALL'ODONTOSTOMATOLOGIA 2 MED/41-ANAESTHESIOLOGY CLID LEZ 2A 1S Vittorio Schweiger
TECNICHE DI EMERGENZA E DI PRIMO SOCCORSO 1 MED/45-NURSING CLID LEZ 2A 1S Luisa Zappini
FARMACOLOGIA PER L'IGIENISTA DENTALE 2 BIO/14-PHARMACOLOGY CLID LEZ 2A 1S Guido Francesco Fumagalli

Learning outcomes

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MM: ANESTESIA APPLICATA ALL'ODONTOSTOMATOLOGIA
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Purpose of the course is to teach the basic concepts of anesthetic practice in dentistry such as locoregional anesthesia and sedation in surgical procedures of the orofacial region, their performances and the possible side effects and complications. They also treated the basic concepts of the pathophysiology and the treatment of pain, with particular regard to acute and chronic painful conditions of the orofacial region.
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MM: TECNICHE DI EMERGENZA E DI PRIMO SOCCORSO
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MM: FARMACOLOGIA PER L'IGIENISTA DENTALE
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Goal of this module is to provide the scientific knowledge required to understand the mechanisms of action of drugs responsible of their beneficial and adverse effects, to learn how clinical evaluation is applied to the study ad industrial development of drugs, to appreciate the rules governing drug-cell interaction and pharmacokinetics. During the course the effects and the clinical use of the following classes of drugs will be analysed in details: NSAIDs, corticosteroids, vasoconstrictors, drugs for the control of pain, antimicrobial drugs.

Syllabus

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MM: ANESTESIA APPLICATA ALL'ODONTOSTOMATOLOGIA
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Pathophysiology and classification of pain Pain evaluation and measuring Pain medications Local and locoregional anesthesia Sedation procedures
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MM: TECNICHE DI EMERGENZA E DI PRIMO SOCCORSO
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MM: FARMACOLOGIA PER L'IGIENISTA DENTALE
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1- Drugs definition; principles of drug-receptor interaction; mechanisms of action and dose/effect relationships; drug efficacy and safety evaluation 2- Pharmacokinetics: diffusion across membranes/barriers and models of PK; absorption, distribution and elimination of drugs; drug metabolism; operative terminology: volume of distribution, half-life, clearance 3- Drug metabolism and elimination; the CYP system; therapy with multiple doses e therapy modification in presence of pathologies of the clearing organs. 4- NSAIDs 5- Glucocorticosteroids 6- Drug for the management of pain: local anesthetics and opioids 7- Drugs acting on cathecolaminergic system and vasoconstrictors 8- Antimicrobial drugs

Assessment methods and criteria

Writte , multiple choice test

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
A. Conforti, L. Cuzzolin, R. Leone, U. Moretti, G. Pignataro, M. Taglialatela, M. Vanzetta Farmacologia per le professioni sanitarie (Edizione 1) Idelson-Gnocchi 2015 978-88-7947-592-1




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