Management of chronic pain in older adults.
Chronic pain is one of the most common conditions encountered by healthcare professionals, particularly among older (?65 years) patients.
Reid MC, Eccleston C, Pillemer K. Management of chronic pain in older adults. BMJ. 2015 Feb 13;350:h532. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h532. Available at: http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h532.long
Pain is associated with substantial disability from reduced mobility, avoidance of activity, falls, depression and anxiety, sleep impairment, and isolation.
Reid MC, Eccleston C, Pillemer K.