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Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses
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Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 1
Authors/Editor: Quinlan-Colwell, Ann
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-10730-5
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In a concise, reader-friendly format, the book provides techniques, tips, and tools for assessing pain and examines barriers to appropriate treatment. It addresses the physiological and psychosocial factors underlying the process and occurrence of pain and helps nurses to develop a comprehensive multimodal approach to pain management that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions.

The guide provides detailed coverage of medications commonly used for pain management, including all contraindications and side effects, so that nurses will be able to evaluate the best use of a medication in the context of comorbidities and sensitivities of each individual. Also addressed are chronic illnesses common to the elderly population, palliative and hospice care, treatment of concurrent depression and anxiety, treatment of cognitively impaired elderly, and techniques for assessment and intervention in cases of substance abuse.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Quinlan-Colwell, Ann
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-10730-5
  • Specialty:
    General Interest Nursing
    Gerontology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1
  • Pages: 460
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2011

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