Analgesics

Description

The types of medication used to relief pain in various medical cases.

Alternative labels

analgesic medications
medication for painlessness
analgesic medication
medication for pain relief
analgetics

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Analgesics is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Midwife: Midwives assist women in childbirth by providing the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, conduct births and provide care for the new-born. They advise on health, preventive measures, preparation for parenthood, detection of complications in mother and child, accessing of medical care, promoting normal birth and carrying out emergency measures.

Optional knowledge

Analgesics is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Maternity support worker: Maternity support workers work together in a team with midwives and health professionals within the occupational fields of nursing and midwifery. They assist midwives and women in childbirth by providing the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, assist births and assist in providing care for the new-born.

 


 

References

  1. Analgesics – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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