1st Specialization in Intensive Care and Urgent Medical Aid

Anesthesiology, therapeutics of the pain and pharmacology

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ECTS Credits1
Number of Hours (h/year)15
Teaching staffBONHOMME, Vincent; JORIS, Jean
Course UnitCompulsory
TermQuad. 1 and 2

Notions of general anaesthesia, the various intravenous and inhalatory drugs

Applied pharmacology

Aims and Objectives

To carry out analgesia on a patient at intensive cares

Knowledge of morphinic and non morphinic analgesics, as well as peridural analgesia

To inform students on methods of drugs use specific to intensive care and emergencies


Part 1: Anaesthesia

The different componants of general anaesthesia, including the products used and their action

Aspects linked with the use of different monitoring devices

Monitoring particularities linked with the recovery room and with the unit of pst anaesthetic cares.

Part 2: Pain therapeutics

Pharmacological review of analgesics

Indication and use

Counter indications

Side effects

Part 3: Pharmacology

Perfusions in emergency

  • Generalities-incompatibilities
  • From hydratation to ionic correction
  • Hypovolemic correctors
  • Parental nutrition: basic principles

Methods of administration of drugs used in intensive care

  • Cardio-vascular
  • Hemostasis-fibrinolysis

Emergency treatment of acute intoxications

  • Adjuvant therapies
  • Some specific antidotes

Review of mecanisms of drug interaction with specific examples in intensive care unit


Les références bibliographiques inhérentes aux différents contenus se trouvent disponibles et actualisées au centre multimédia de notre HEPLAV, adresse, 2, quai du Barbou.


1ère et 2ème partie : MILLER, Anesthesia.



Pharmacologie :

Répertoire commenté des médicaments ; Centre Belge d’Information pharmaceutique.

LECHAT P., Pharmacologie médicale.

Compendium AGIM.

Teaching and Learning MethodsLectures
Assessment MethodsWritten examinations

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