Pain is a common complaint among older people, so this group forms a large proportion of the recipients of medication. However, physiological differences in the elderly require a flexible pain treatment strategy.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||ANPj: The Quarterly Journal of the Association for Nurse Prescribing|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2009|
Schofield, P., & Simpson, K. H. (2009). Prescribing strategies to achieve effective management of pain in older adults. ANPj: The Quarterly Journal of the Association for Nurse Prescribing, 1, 8-10. http://anp.org.uk/downloads/ClinEd.pdf