Managing pain in the older person in the community

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559014
Title:
Managing pain in the older person in the community
Authors:
Molloy, Niamh
Publisher:
Nursing in General Practice
Journal:
Nursing in General Practice
Issue Date:
Mar-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/559014
Abstract:
Eff ective pain management remains a challenge in modern day clinical practice. Managing persistent pain in the older adult encounters many challenges and the management of chronic pain in the community demands a comprehensive understanding of the physiology of pain and pain processing as well as an understanding of the various assessment tools available and methods to manage pain. it is essential before treating pain that it is assessed using a recognised pain assessment tool that is valid, reliable and comprehensive. in essence, a holistic approach is required with all aspects of the biopsychosocial model considered.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Keywords:
PAIN MANAGEMENT; OLDER PEOPLE
Local subject classification:
PRACTICE NURSING; COMMUNITY NURSING

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMolloy, Niamhen
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-06T10:43:26Zen
dc.date.available2015-07-06T10:43:26Zen
dc.date.issued2015-03en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/559014en
dc.description.abstractEff ective pain management remains a challenge in modern day clinical practice. Managing persistent pain in the older adult encounters many challenges and the management of chronic pain in the community demands a comprehensive understanding of the physiology of pain and pain processing as well as an understanding of the various assessment tools available and methods to manage pain. it is essential before treating pain that it is assessed using a recognised pain assessment tool that is valid, reliable and comprehensive. in essence, a holistic approach is required with all aspects of the biopsychosocial model considered.en
dc.languageengen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNursing in General Practiceen
dc.subjectPAIN MANAGEMENTen
dc.subjectOLDER PEOPLEen
dc.subject.otherPRACTICE NURSINGen
dc.subject.otherCOMMUNITY NURSINGen
dc.titleManaging pain in the older person in the communityen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalNursing in General Practiceen
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceMunsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen
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