Pain prevalence and characteristics in three Dutch residential homes.

@article{Boerlage2008PainPA,
  title={Pain prevalence and characteristics in three Dutch residential homes.},
  author={Anneke A Boerlage and M van Dijk and Dirk Leendert Stronks and Rianne de Wit and Carin C. D. van der Rijt},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={910-6}
}
BACKGROUND In Anglo-Saxon countries, high prevalence rates of pain have been reported for elderly living in nursing homes, residential homes and for community-dwelling elderly. No information on pain prevalence is available for elderly living in Dutch residential homes. METHODS We performed an explorative study on pain prevalence, characteristics and treatment in three residential homes in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Residents were interviewed using a standardized pain questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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