Correlates and management of nonmalignant pain in the nursing home. SAGE Study Group. Systematic Assessment of Geriatric drug use via Epidemiology

Giovanni Gambassi, Roberto Bernabei, A Won, K Lapane, V Mor, La Lipsitz

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Abstract

Nonmalignant pain is a common problem among older people. The prevalence of pain in the nursing home is not well studied. We looked at the association between nonmalignant pain, psychological and functional health, and the practice patterns for pain management in the nursing home.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)936-942
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume47
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Affect
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Analgesics
  • Anti-Anxiety Agents
  • Antidepressive Agents
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Databases as Topic
  • Depression
  • Female
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Health Status
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mental Health
  • Minority Groups
  • Nursing Homes
  • Pain
  • Pain Management
  • Physician's Practice Patterns
  • Prevalence
  • Sex Factors
  • Time Factors
  • United States

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