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040 _aTata Memorial Hospital
041 _aEnglish
082 _a
245 _aChallenges in the management of cancer pain in elderly population: a review
260 _c2015
300 _a111-119
490 _a
_vVol 4 Issues 2
520 _aElderly people are more susceptible to the experience of pain than any other sector of the population. Neoplasia is an important cause of pain in the elderly population. The prevalence of persistent pain in older persons living in a care home setting is estimated at 45-80%, thus highlighting that persistent pain in older people is widespread and problematic in these settings. This article reviews the difficulties in the management of pain in the elderly population and the important differences from other population besides describing the various pain assessment tools, pharmacologic and nondrug management of pain.
650 _a pain assessment,
650 _a nondrug management
650 _a elderly
650 _aCancer pain
650 _a
700 _aKumar HS
700 _aNirban RK
700 _aSinghal MK
700 _aKalwar A
700 _a
700 _aKapoor A
773 _aClinical Cancer Investigation Journal
906 _aMar-Apr
907 _aReview Article
907 _aIndia
999 _c36469