Examining pain in aggressive cognitively impaired older adults.

  title={Examining pain in aggressive cognitively impaired older adults.},
  author={Karen S Feldt and Mark A. Warne and Marie Ryd{\'e}n},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  volume={24 11},
Few studies have explored the phenomenon of pain in people with severe cognitive impairment. Pain assessment, which depends primarily on people's ability to describe dimensions of pain, becomes problematic when clients' cognitive impairment is so severe they cannot respond to pain assessment tools. The purpose of this study was to describe the phenomenon of… CONTINUE READING