Cancer Pain Management and Palliative Care For Older People

Schofield, Patricia and Clarke, Amanda (2009) Cancer Pain Management and Palliative Care For Older People. Geriatric Medicine (GM2). pp. 19-24. ISSN 0268-201X

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Abstract

The management of pain for older people with cancer is complex and multimodal. Older individuals are more likely than younger people to have other medical problems and disabilities; comorbidities may be a predictor of poorer pain control, greater symptom burden, greater functional impairment, increased use of healthcare services, and mortality.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A300 Clinical Medicine
B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Healthcare
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2011 14:29
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:41
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4379

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