Identification of pain-reduction strategies used by community-dwelling older persons.

@article{Barry2005IdentificationOP,
  title={Identification of pain-reduction strategies used by community-dwelling older persons.},
  author={Lisa C. Barry and Thomas M. Gill and Robert D. Kerns and Manney Carrington Reid},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 12},
  pages={1569-75}
}
BACKGROUND The types of methods used by older persons to reduce chronic pain have not been adequately characterized. In this cross-sectional study of older persons with chronic nonmalignant pain, we sought to identify strategies perceived as effective in reducing pain and to ascertain factors associated with their use. METHODS Participants included 272 community-dwelling persons aged 73 years or older. Information regarding participants' sociodemographic, clinical, psychological, and pain… CONTINUE READING

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