Attitudes and Barriers to Pain Management in the Ageing Population

Schofield, Patricia and Chandler, Rebecca and Cameron, Paul A. (2018) Attitudes and Barriers to Pain Management in the Ageing Population. In: Pain Management in Older Adults: A Nursing Perspective. Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults . Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 109-119. ISBN 978-3-319-71693-0

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- There will be increased numbers of older adults in society in the next few decades. - Older adults are more likely to have pain problems and other co-morbidities. - Generally, pain is poorly managed in older adults, and this becomes worse when cognitive impairment exists. - The impact of chronic pain on older adults will be greater than that of their younger counterparts in terms of social isolation. - Attitudes and barriers to improved pain management exist in both the older adults themselves and their younger counterparts

Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Pain, Ageing, Attitudes
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Prof Pat Schofield
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2018 13:05
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 16:10

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