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080600A Acute and chronic pain, 2.5 ECTS cr 
Code 080600A  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Acute and chronic pain  Abbreviation Acute and chron 
Scope2.5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5401 Medicine 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Medicine 

Alahuhta, Seppo Matias 

ECTS Credits  2.5 study points. 
Language of instruction  Finnish. 
Timing  C 7&8 (Fourth year) 
Learning outcomes  The students have theoretical knowledge of pain treatment both in acute and chronic pain. Can start treatment to acute and chronic pain. Can treat cancer pain. 
Contents  Basics of pain mechanisms and types of pain. Diacnostics of chronic pain. Principles of pain treatment in acute and chronic pain. Treatment of cancer pain. Special pain treatment methods with medicines, central blocs and combination theraby. 
Learning activities and teaching methods  Lectures, theme days, practicing in small groups. 
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Assessment methods and criteria  Taking part into lectures, theme days and group teaching events. 
Grading  The evaluation scale is pass/fail. 
Person responsible  Professor Seppo Alahuhta 

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