Ageism, negative attitudes, and competing co-morbidities - Why older adults may not seek care for restricting back pain: A qualitative study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ageism
  • Attitude
  • Back Pain
  • Focus Groups
  • Patient Compliance
  • Qualitative Research

abstract

  • Illness perceptions (including pain-related beliefs), and interactions with providers may influence older adults' willingness to seek care for restricting back pain. These results highlight opportunities to improve the care for older adults with restricting back pain.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4392872

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/s12877-015-0042-z

PubMed ID

  • 25887905

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 39

volume

  • 15

number

  • 1