Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Have an understanding of analgesia including post-operative pain


This learning outcome is a primary level outcome.

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And also the following:


a. Simple analgesics e.g., NSAIDs and opioids
b. The WHO pain ladder.
c. A basic understanding of the use of PCAs and epidurals for post-operative pain.
d. The use of local anaesthesia for post-operative pain
e. The role of the acute pain team.


This learning outcome is taught in the following sessions:


This learning outcome is assessed in the following ways: