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Attitudes and Barriers to Pain Management in the Ageing Population

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posted on 2023-07-26, 14:26 authored by Patricia Schofield, Rebecca C. Chandler, Paul A. Cameron
- There will be increased numbers of older adults in society in the next few decades. - Older adults are more likely to have pain problems and other co-morbidities. - Generally, pain is poorly managed in older adults, and this becomes worse when cognitive impairment exists. - The impact of chronic pain on older adults will be greater than that of their younger counterparts in terms of social isolation. - Attitudes and barriers to improved pain management exist in both the older adults themselves and their younger counterparts

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Refereed

  • Yes

Page range

109-119

Number of pages

135

Series

Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults

Publisher

Springer

Place of publication

Cham

Title of book

Pain Management in Older Adults: A Nursing Perspective

ISBN

978-3-319-71693-0

Editors

Gisèle Pickering, Sandra Zwakhalen, Sharon Kaasalainen

Language

  • other

Legacy posted date

2018-10-09

Legacy Faculty/School/Department

ARCHIVED Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education (until September 2018)

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