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Pain in Older Persons (Progress in Pain Research and Management, Volume 35)

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Published by IASP Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • diagnosis,
  • Medical,
  • Pain in old age,
  • therapy,
  • Aged,
  • Gerontology,
  • Pain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Gibson (Editor), Debra K., M.D. Weiner (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9796596M
    ISBN 100931092590
    ISBN 109780931092596

    Progress in Pain Research and Management Volume Pain in Older Persons. Frontmatter 1. 10/4/, PM. Online retailer of specialist medical books, we also stock books focusing on veterinary medicine. Order your resources today from Wisepress, your medical bookshop.

    Older Persons has responded with a fact sheet on Cancer Pain in Older Persons. It emphasizes that the majority of new cases and death from cancer occur in older people. Older people, particularly those in long-term care, are at higher risk of inadequate treatment of their pain. Effective pain management is a . Get this from a library! Pain in older people. [Peter Crome; Chris J Main; Frank Lally;] -- Pain in older people is both common and disabling, and differs significantly in terms of its aetiology, diagnosis and treatment from pain in the general adult population. This pocketbook is a.

    persistent pain in older persons is the use of pharmacolog-ical agents, and because this is also the area of greatest risk, it was decided to focus on pharmacotherapy in this update. This document is not an exhaustive treatise; rather, it is offered as a synthesis of existing literature and the consen-. Older persons are more likely to suffer from chronic pain than younger persons. Pain is the most frequently reported symptom by older persons, being reported by 73% of community-dwelling older persons (Brody & Kleban ). In older persons, pain tends to be constant, of moderate to severe intensity, lasting for several years, multifocal and.


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Pain in Older Persons (Progress in Pain Research and Management, Volume 35) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pain in Dementia sufferers. Along with the aforementioned barriers and problems, it is estimated that between 22–60% of older adults living in care homes have a degree of cognitive impairment which can significantly impact upon their ability to report pain and their carers' ability to identify pain ().As the ageing population increases, it is likely that the numbers with dementia will also Cited by: 9.

This book will empower individuals who are working with this group to enable them to deal with pain more effectively. The Management of Pain in the Older Person will enable the reader to understand the principals underpinning the management of pain, with a particular emphasis upon the care of the older person.

Chapters will focus on:5/5(1). Later chapters will focus on specificpainful conditions common in the elderly, including arthritis and rheumatism, osteoporosis, abdominal pain, and book will appeal to a wide variety of.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Part I --Overview --Epidemiology of pain in older persons / Gareth T. Jones and Gary Macfarlane --Part II Age differences in pain --The neurobiology of aging, nociception, and pain: an integration of animal and human experimental evidence / Lucia Gagliese and Michael J.

Farrell --Age. Pain in older people is an increasingly important health issue, and one that requires urgent attention. This publication aims to highlight the issue of pain in older people by exploring older people’s experiences of living and coping with persistent pain and.

It is impossible to determine a definitive prevalence of pain in older people due to differences in the definition of pain, population and methods of Pain in Older Persons book pain. After reviewing the literature, we agree with previous studies that suggest 50% of older adults living in the community and 80% of those living in care homes experience chronic pain.

Pain in older people is both common and disabling, and differs significantly in terms of its aetiology, diagnosis and treatment from pain in the general adult population. This online resource is a concise companion for anyone managing older patients suffering with pain and covers areas such as depression, pain and addiction and assessment.

People aged 65 years and older are the fastest-growing demographic in the United States. Bythey will make up about 25% of the population. 1 Medical science, technology, and changes in attitudes about aging have increased the amount of time this population can expect to maintain active and productive lives.

The incidence of chronic pain will increase in older patients. Optimal primary care management of clinical osteoarthritis and joint pain in older people: a mixed-methods programme of systematic reviews, observational and qualitative studies, and randomised controlled trials.

Your browsing activity is empty. Activity recording is turned off. Turn recording back on. Acute, atraumatic abdominal pain is a common complaint in elderly patients presenting to the emergency department (ED).

[1,2] As the US population ages, the number of these presentations is expected to continue to rise. Inthe life expectancy of a 65 year old in the United States was years, and that of a 75 year old was years. Medical care of older persons in residential aged care facilities, a Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) publication commonly known as the Silver Book, is one of the RACGP’s flagship clinical resources.

First developed more than 20 years ago as a brief manual of 17 pages, there have been four editions to date. The three most common reasons for developing back pain after age 50 are: Degenerative change s in discs and joints — Loss of moisture and resilience can make discs less effective as shock absorbers.

Pain in Older Persons: A Brief Clinical Guide. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos PhD, ABPP, Professor. Department of Psychology and Center on Aging and Health, University of Regina, Regina, Canada.

Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): Mary E. Lynch MD, FRCPC. Pain in later life is both quite common and disabling, and it differs significantly in terms of its aetiology, diagnosis and treatment from pain in the general adult population.

Older people often have complicated co-morbidities, have a high prevalence of mental health problems (e.g. anxiety, cognitive impairment, and depression) and respond to treatment in different ways compared to younger. This is an essential reference book for researchers and clinicians interested in pain and chronic pain assessment, and is written by some of the greatest minds in the field.

The 2nd and 3rd edition have been extremely useful while studying for qualifying exams, developing grant applications and manuscripts, and writing my dissertation s: 5. Older persons with daily pain were also more at risk of having pain-related interference than younger adults (50% vs.

33%). Pain with associated interference was also a risk factor for falls, with an incremental relationship. Only the person in pain can really say how painful something is. Because pain is always personal, no two people experience it in the same way. This makes it very difficult to define and to treat.

Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) as, “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated. The population of older adults (age 65 and older) is growing, with numbers of the frailest, most pain-ridden, and oldest (persons 85 years and over) increasing the most rapidly.

Up to 50 percent of community-dwelling older adults report pain that interferes with normal function, and at least half of nursing home residents report pain on a daily.

In spite of the severity of the pain, the majority of older people choose not to take any oral medication for pain relief (American Geriatrics Society Panel on Persistent Pain in Older Persons,Ferrell et al.,Tse et al.,Schofield and Drago,Won et al., ), and there is a reluctance among physicians, nurses, and.

participants to recognise and respond to analgesia dependence in older people. Skip to navigation Skip to content. Menu. Search query Search Register or sign in Shopping cart. Register or sign in Search query Search Learn Attend an event. COVID Series.

Pain and pain management are a growing concern among Americans age 65 and older. 1 A recent analysis of data from a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study found that more than half (53%) of the older adults surveyed reported having bothersome pain in the last month; three-quarters of them reported having pain in more than 1 location.

Bothersome pain, particularly in multiple.Pain can “attack” elderly people from a variety of sources.

However, some causes are more common than others. For example, musculoskeletal conditions, such as arthritis, are the number one cause of pain among people over the age of Arthritis causes joints to become inflamed, leading to stiff, red, swollen and painful joints.

Pain is not a normal part of aging, and may be a sign that something is wrong. Sometimes there is no clear or exact cause of pain. Pain management is an important part of your care. It can increase your appetite, sleep, and energy.