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Chronic pain in older people

Chronic pain in older people

Sofaer-Bennett, Beatrice, Schofield, Patricia and Cameron, Paul A. (2012) Chronic pain in older people. Geriatric Medicine: Midlife and Beyond, 42. pp. 13-19. ISSN 0268-201X

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The population around the world is ageing. By 2050, it is anticipated that we will see an increase in the population of adults over the age of 65 years to 36%. The potential to live longer will result in an anticipated increase in the over 80 years age group by more than three times. The types of pain seen in the older population are widespread and management can be complex.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: pain, older adults
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Health & Social Care
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:22

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