Prevalence and treatment of pain in older adults in nursing homes and other long-term care institutions: A sytematic review

Fox, Patricia L.; Raina, Parminder; Jadad, Alejandro R.
February 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/09/99, Vol. 160 Issue 3, p329
Academic Journal
Presents a systematic literature review which was conducted to determine the prevalence of pain, and the type and effectiveness of interventions that have been used to treat pain in residents of nursing homes. How residents of long-term care facilities tend to suffer from cognitive impairment which limits their ability to report the presence and severity of pain; Methods; Interpretation of results.


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