Pitfalls and recommendations regarding the management of acute pain among hospitalized patients with dementia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Health Planning Guidelines
  • Pain

abstract

  • The cases presented herein highlight the need to conduct a thorough cognitive assessment of all older hospitalized patients with pain prior to implementing pain medicines. Research is needed to develop effective strategies for managing pain among demented elders in the acute-care setting.

publication date

  • July 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2008.00472.x

PubMed ID

  • 18565001

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 581

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 9

number

  • 5