Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Management of pain in reumathologic diseases  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
0752M
Name of lecturer
Davide Gatti
Coordinator
Davide Gatti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/16 - RHEUMATOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Pain is the main medical problem and it is commonly associated with the rheumatic diseases. This course undertakes:
- to define the different types of pain in rheumatology (inflammatory or not inflammatory pain)
- to evaluate the different pharmacological and non pharmacological therapeutic strategies on the basis of scientific evidences
The course is organized on 3 lessons covering theoretical and practice activities

Syllabus

The course is based on three lessons regarding different topics:
- pathologic and physiologic pain
- different kind of pain in rheumatology ( inflammatory pain , degenerative pain, ...)
- efficacy of differetn pharmacologic and non paharmacologic therapies and thei evaluation
- placebo effect
- role of carticosteroids
- role of NSAIDs
- role of paracetamol
- role of opioids
- conclusions and take home messages

Assessment methods and criteria

approval upon attendance





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