Pain measurement in elders with chronic low back pain: Traditional and alternative approaches

@article{Weiner1996PainMI,
  title={Pain measurement in elders with chronic low back pain: Traditional and alternative approaches},
  author={D Weiner and Carl Pieper and Eleanor S Mcconnell and Salutario Martinez and Francis Keefe},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1996},
  volume={67},
  pages={461-467}
}
Pain evaluation typically relies upon the use of self-report instruments. The validity of these tools is questionable in many older adults, however, particularly those with cognitive impairment. Rating of pain behavior (e.g. grimacing, sighing) by an objective observer represents an alternative pain assessment strategy which has been validated in subjects of heterogeneous ages. The purpose of this study was to examine, in a group of community-dwelling elderly with low back pain and lumbosacral… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

The design and methods of the aging successfully with pain study.

Contemporary clinical trials • 2012
View 13 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…