The management of pain for older people with cancer is complex and multimodal. Older individuals are more likely than younger people to have other medical problems and disabilities; comorbidities may be a predictor of poorer pain control, greater symptom burden, greater functional impairment, increased use of healthcare services, and mortality.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2009|
Schofield, P., & Clarke, A. (2009). Cancer pain management and palliative care. Geriatric Medicine, 39(11), 19-23. http://www.gmjournal.co.uk/uploadedFiles/Redbox/Pavilion_Content/Our_Content/Social_Care_and_Health/GM_Archive/GM2_2009/November_2009/GM2No2009p19.pdf