Older adult pain communication and the Brief Pain Inventory Short Form.

@article{McDonald2008OlderAP,
  title={Older adult pain communication and the Brief Pain Inventory Short Form.},
  author={Deborah Dillon McDonald and Maura Shea and John Fedo and Leonie L Rose and Katie Bacon and Karl Noble and Jill Stewart},
  journal={Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={154-9, 159.e1-2}
}
A randomized control group design with 106 community-dwelling older adults was used to test how completing the Brief Pain Inventory Short Form (BPI-SF) affected the osteoarthritis pain information reported by older adults responding to an open-ended pain question. The treatment group responded to the BPI-SF and then to the open-ended pain question. The control group responded first to the open-ended pain question, and then to the BPI-SF. Audiotaped responses to the open-ended pain question were… CONTINUE READING

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