Pain Management for Older Patients GUIDELINES Pocketcard 2011

Overview


GUIDELINES Pocketcards™ are multifold pocketcards containing society-endorsed, evidence-based treatment guidelines in a brief algorithmic format that is most preferred by practicing clinicians, quality managers, nurses, educators, and medical students. The Pain Management for Older Patients GUIDELINES Pocketcard™ is endorsed by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and based on their latest guidelines. This practical quick-reference tool contains key points, specific information relevant to the elderly ...
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Overview


GUIDELINES Pocketcards™ are multifold pocketcards containing society-endorsed, evidence-based treatment guidelines in a brief algorithmic format that is most preferred by practicing clinicians, quality managers, nurses, educators, and medical students. The Pain Management for Older Patients GUIDELINES Pocketcard™ is endorsed by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and based on their latest guidelines. This practical quick-reference tool contains key points, specific information relevant to the elderly population, acute and chronic pain treatment recommendations, a management algorithm, and a complete list of acute, chronic, and adjuvant drugs. The Pain Management GUIDELINES Pocketcard™ provides all that is needed to make accurate clinical decisions at the point of care including: key points; management algorithm; pharmacological changes with aging; selecting a treatment regimen; adjuvant analgesic drugs; a listing of available resources; current medication tables with brand and generic names; and detailed drug information including strengths, formulations, and comments. Applications include point-of-care, education, QI interventions, clinical trials, medical reference, and clinical research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984642328
  • Publisher: International Guidelines Center
  • Publication date: 5/19/2011
  • Pages: 10
  • Product dimensions: 3.00 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of close to six thousand health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers, and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.
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