MIAL011 Algesiology - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
prof. MUDr. Roman Gál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Jozef Klučka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Ivo Křikava, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Viktor Kubricht, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Maláska, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Lenka Šrahulková (lecturer)
MUDr. Roman Štoudek (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Petr Štourač, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jitka Zemanová (lecturer)
Lenka Dobrovolná (assistant)
Silvie Doubravská (assistant)
Martina Matoušková (assistant)
Irena Vaďurová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Roman Gál, Ph.D.
Department of Anaestesiology and Intensive Care Medicine - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Anaestesiology and Intensive Care Medicine - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Thu 8. 10. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 15. 10. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 22. 10. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 29. 10. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 5. 11. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 12. 11. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 19. 11. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 26. 11. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 3. 12. 14:00–16:30 B11/228, Thu 10. 12. 14:00–16:30 B11/228
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will be able to learn about the origin, nature, and potential of pain assessment as the fifth essential function of life. They will master the basic procedures of non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment of acute and chronic pain including the evaluation of the effect of the treatment and its documentation
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to: - Define individual types of pain - Evaluate the acute and chronic pain of the patient - describe basic pharmacological and non-pharmacological alternatives to pain management
  • pain, pain theory, the nature of pain - assessment of pain in intensive care patients, pain indicators, VAS, pain map, differential diagnostic methods of pain - acute pain - postoperative analgesia. PCA, patient education - chronic pain - patient with oncological pain - non-pharmacological methods of pain management - Possibilities of drug therapy of pain I - Possibilities of Drug Therapy II, combinations of drugs, undesirable effects invasive techniques for the treatment of pain - Alternative pain management techniques - pain in the extreme age groups - back pain - communication and psychological approach to the patient with pain - organization of pain management in the Czech Republic, types of outpatient pain
  • ŠEVČÍK, Pavel, Ondřej SLÁMA and Marek HAKL. Bolest. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2011. p. 1509-1533, 25 pp. ISBN 978-80-247-2110-1. info
  • MÁLEK, Jiří and Pavel ŠEVČÍK. Léčba pooperační bolesti : 2. doplněné vydání. 2. vyd. Praha: Mladá Fronta, 2011. p. 130-135, 6 pp. Aeskulap. ISBN 978-80-204-2453-2. info
  • ROKYTA, Richard. Bolest a jak s ní zacházet : učebnice pro nelékařské zdravotnické obory. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2009. 174 s. ISBN 9788024730127. info
  • Vše o léčbě bolesti. Edited by Julie Munden. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2006. 356 s. ISBN 8024717204. info
  • ŠEVČÍK, Pavel and Jiří VORLÍČEK. Bolest a možnosti jejího léčení. In Paliativní medicína. Druhé, přepracované a doplněné vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004. p. 31-59, 29 pp. ISBN 80-0279-7. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
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Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019.
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