Overview of Pain & the Older Adult
Pain is the greatest threat to a person’s comfort and quality of life. Pain in the older adult robs them of their vitality and independence while impairing physical, mental, and social functions.
Pain in the older adult can be
unrecognized and left untreated. Effective pain
management involves a collaborative team approach exploring factors that
contribute to the person’s
pain and working with the individual to understand their pain and meet their
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At the end of this overview you will be able to: