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Title Pain management in older adults : a nursing perspective / edited by Gisele Pickering, Sandra Zwakhalen, Sharon Kaasalainen
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018
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Descript 1 online resource (xi, 135 pages) : digital ; 24 cm
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Series Perspectives in nursing management and care for older adults, 2522-8838
Perspectives in nursing management and care for older adults
Note Chapter 1. Epidemiology of pain -- Chapter 2. Pathophysiology of pain -- Chapter 3. Assessment of Pain -- Chapter 4. Non pharmacological management of pain in the elderly -- Chapter 5. Pharmacological treatment of pain -- Chapter 6. Pain in older adults with intellectual disabilities -- Chapter 7. Pain in critically ill older patients -- Chapter 8.Nursing roles in managing pain in older adults -- Chapter 9. Attitudes and Barriers to Pain Management in the Ageing Population -- Chapter 10. Translating Knowledge to Improve Pain Management Practices for Older Adults
This book addresses relevant issues to enhance pain management nurses need to advocate for effective pain treatment in the elderly. Significant changes in the evolving nursing and healthcare environment require adequate information on this topic, as pain is a very challenging area. As other care professionals, nurses are daily confronted with issues on pain assessment and management. This volume offers an overview within an evolving health environment, in which nurses dealing with pain play a growing role. It showcases best practices in pain assessment and management, details non pharmacological and pharmacological treatments. It also addresses core issues defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), such as knowledge translation, that are most relevant for clinical nurses, student nurses, nurse researchers as well as other care professionals
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Pain in old age -- Treatment
Older people -- Medical care
Medicine & Public Health
Geriatric Care
Pain Medicine
Alt Author Pickering, Gisele, editor
Zwakhalen, Sandra, editor
Kaasalainen, Sharon, editor
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