An Interdisciplinary Expert Consensus Statement on Assessment of Pain in Older Persons

  title={An Interdisciplinary Expert Consensus Statement on Assessment of Pain in Older Persons},
  author={T. Hadjistavropoulos and K. Herr and D. Turk and P. Fine and R. Dworkin and R. Helme and K. Jackson and P. Parmelee and T. Rudy and B. Lynn Beattie and J. Chibnall and K. Craig and B. Ferrell and R. Fillingim and L. Gagliese and R. Gallagher and S. Gibson and E. Harrison and B. Katz and F. Keefe and S. Lieber and D. Lussier and K. Schmader and R. Tait and D. Weiner and J. Williams},
  journal={The Clinical Journal of Pain},
  • T. Hadjistavropoulos, K. Herr, +24 authors J. Williams
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Clinical Journal of Pain
  • This paper represents an expert-based consensus statement on pain assessment among older adults. It is intended to provide recommendations that will be useful for both researchers and clinicians. Contributors were identified based on literature prominence and with the aim of achieving a broad representation of disciplines. Recommendations are provided regarding the physical examination and the assessment of pain using self-report and observational methods (suitable for seniors with dementia… CONTINUE READING

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