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Pain Management in the Older Adult

Pain Management in the Older Adult

 Kellie Flood, MD, Kendra Sheppard, MD, Gabe Rios, MLIS
 Amos F. Bailey, MD; Mindy Fain, MD; Marisol Lance, DO; Christine S. Ritchie, MD, MSPH; Cynthia Brown, MD, MSPH; Carol Howe, MD, MLS; Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD; Amit Shah, MD

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A 79-year-old male with Bladder Cancer is admitted to the Emergency Department complaining of pain and a urinary obstruction. Students will discuss the impact of pain in the older adult; perform a comprehensive pain assessment; and be able to recognize the impact of limited health literacy in the older adult.

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Kellie Flood, MD, Kendra Sheppard, MD and Gabe Rios, MLIS. Pain Management in the Older Adult. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from:

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