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Persistent Pain in Older Adults: An Interdisciplinary Guide for Treatment
     

Persistent Pain in Older Adults: An Interdisciplinary Guide for Treatment

by Debra K. Weiner, Thomas E. Rudy (Editor), Keela Herr (Editor)
 
Vastly under-treated, persistent pain is a common and disabling problem for at least half of all community dwelling and institutionalized older adults. The goal of this book is to increase awareness of the complexity involved in caring for older adults with persistent pain and to provide practitioners with the tools to approach complex management issues. Experts from

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Vastly under-treated, persistent pain is a common and disabling problem for at least half of all community dwelling and institutionalized older adults. The goal of this book is to increase awareness of the complexity involved in caring for older adults with persistent pain and to provide practitioners with the tools to approach complex management issues. Experts from several disciplines--including traditional and complementary medicine, nursing, psychology, and pharmacology provide state-of-the-art information and treatment strategies for older adults. Topics examined include: Assessment and Treatment Planning; Functional Assessment and Outcomes; and Pharmacologic Management, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826138354
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.02(d)

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