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Published: 10 February 2008

198 Pages | 21 b/w illus.

ISBN: 9780199212613

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Pain in Older People

Edited by Peter Crome, Frank Lally, and Chris J. Main

Oxford Pain Management Library

  • Only current practical pocketbook for health care professionals dealing with the treatment of pain in older patients
  • Contributing authors are leading UK specialists in their subject area
  • Written in a punchy factual style to convey an expert interpretation of the research literature
  • Helpful key points boxes at the start of each chapter highlight take-home messages
  • Includes numerous tables, figures, and algorithms
  • The only current practical guide available for clinicians on the management of pain in older patients; other current volumes on the topic are expensive academic/scientific monographs
  • Includes a useful chapter on pharmacological interventions for pain in older people
  • Also covers use of cognitive behavioral therapy and other psychological interventions
  • Peter Chrome is a leading UK authority on geriatric medicine

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