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Pain management (4 points)


Leader: Dr G Wallace

Clayton Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton First semester 2004 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This elective module covers the following; basic definition, anatomy, physiology of pain, psychological aspects of pain, evaluation of the patient with pain, role of the GP in pain management, role of pain clinics, specific disorders - migraine, neck and facial pain, TMJ, thoracic and lumbar pain, musculoskeletal pain including fibro myalgic, cancer pain and pain management in palliative care.

Assessment: Clinical audit + Written assessment work

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