Effective Treatments for Pain in the Older Patient

Grace A. Cordts, Paul J. Christo

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Abstract

This clinically focused book provides the essential modalities for managing pain in older patients. Chapters cover a variety of topics important for clinicians, including effective approaches, evaluation, acute and chronic pain, interventional strategies, and addiction issues. Complexities in assessing and treating pain when presented with multiple comorbidities and the unique physical, cognitive, and sensory changes that occur in the elderly are discussed in detail. Practical, concise and authored by leaders in pain medicine, this will serve as an invaluable guide to practitioners that care for older people.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages197
ISBN (Electronic)9781493988273
ISBN (Print)9781493988259
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Keywords

  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical care
  • Family medicine
  • Geriatric
  • Internal medicine
  • Neurology
  • Nurse anesthesia
  • Older adults
  • Older patients
  • Pain medicine
  • Pain relief

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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