Bachelor's degree in Obstetrics (to qualify as an obstetrician)

Surgical care in Obstetrics and Gynecology - ANESTESIOLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Katia Donadello
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2° ANNO 2° Semestre dal Mar 2, 2020 al Apr 26, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide knowledge about anesthesiological procedures in obstetrics and gynecology, including analgesia during labor


General anesthesia: history and modern techniques of general anesthesia in obstetrics and gynecology. Airway management in the pregnant patient. Complications of general anesthesia. Postoperative pain treatment after cesarean section

Pain: pathophysiology, pain pathways, pain glossary and classification. Pain treatment: techniques and drugs. Indications, contraindications and complications.

Locoregional anesthesia: spinal and epidural anesthesia in caesarean section. Analgesia during labor.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination. The test consists of multiple choice- (2 points if correct, 0 points if no correct, fractonly one valid answer) and open questions (from 0 to 2 points according to the accuracy of the response)

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