Expanding Targets for Intervention in Later Life Pain: What Role Can Patient Beliefs, Expectations, and Pleasant Activities Play? Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aging
  • Attitude to Health
  • Pain
  • Pain Management

abstract

  • Clinicians are often challenged to find targets for intervention in older adults with chronic pain. This article highlights 3 targets clinicians should consider when formulating their multimodal treatment plans to include older patients' attitudes and beliefs about pain and pain treatments, expectations regarding treatment outcomes, and pleasurable activity pursuits.

publication date

  • November 2016

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5108571

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cger.2016.06.009

PubMed ID

  • 27741971

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 797

end page

  • 805

volume

  • 32

number

  • 4