Pain Management: Pharmacological Treatments

This second program in the four part pain series will examine the three major groups of medications used to treat and manage pain: non-opioids, opioids, and adjuvants. It will also examine pain's etiology and expected treatment cycle. Using this approach, it classifies pain as: acute, chronic non-malignant, and chronic malignant. 


After completing this course, you should be able to:

1. Name the mechanism by which NSAIDs control pain.
2. List three advantages to the use of NSAID medications
3. Give three disadvantages in using NSAIDs for pain management.
4. List three advantages to the use of opioid analgesics.
5. Define the term "adjuvant medications, and list at least classes of medications which can be used as adjuvants.
6. Differentiate between acute and chronic pain.
7. Define the term " break-through pain.
8. Discuss the World Health Organizations 3-step approach to management of cancer-related pain.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP238
Media: DVD
Year: 2015
Duration: 22:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Pain Management
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