Chapter 19. Chronic Pain in Elderly Persons

  1. Prof. Saifudin Rashiq3,
  2. Prof. Donald Schopflocher4,
  3. Prof. Paul Taenzer5 and
  4. Prof. Egon Jonsson6,7
  1. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos1 and
  2. Gregory P. Marchildon2

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch19

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

How to Cite

Hadjistavropoulos, T. and Marchildon, G. P. (2008) Chronic Pain in Elderly Persons, in Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective (eds S. Rashiq, D. Schopflocher, P. Taenzer and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622665.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Alberta, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Clinical Sciences Building 8-120, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  2. 4

    University of Alberta, Nursing Research Office, Clinical Science Building 4-103, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada

  3. 5

    University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 2nd Street SW 100-2310, Calgary, Alberta T2S 3C4, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Regina, Department of Psychology, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Regina, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 AUG 2008

Book Series:

  1. Health Care and Disease Management

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson6,7

Series Editor Information

  1. 6

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  2. 7

    University of Toronto, Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323821

Online ISBN: 9783527622665

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Keywords:

  • elderly persons;
  • older persons;
  • long-term care;
  • resident assessment instrument;
  • nurse practitioners;
  • geriatric pain assessment

Summary

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