Vanessa Walker

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The evaluation of pain and the subsequent issue of pain control is a clinical challenge that all healthcare providers face. Pain in the elderly population is especially difficult given the myriad of physiological, pharmacological, and psychological aspects of caring for the geriatric patient. Opiates are the mainstay of pain treatment throughout all age(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic dialysis is a common and expensive therapy for end stage renal disease. The number of patients prescribed this therapy is increasing with time. Using a variety of measures, a number of articles studying patients in both the US and other countries have reported the prevalence of malnutrition in this population to range from 25% to 73%.(More)
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