Pain Assessment, Management, and Control Among Patients 65 Years or Older Receiving Hospice Care in the U.S. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Analgesics, Opioid
  • Chronic Pain
  • Opioid-Related Disorders

abstract

  • Greater use of valid pain assessment scales and nonpharmacologic therapies constitutes areas for improvement in hospice care. Targeted interventions are needed to address disparities in pain care by patient race and/or ethnicity and agency ownership status.

publication date

  • November 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5473027

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.05.020

PubMed ID

  • 27693900

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 663

end page

  • 672

volume

  • 52

number

  • 5