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OPML Pain in Older People

Edited by Peter Crome, Chris J. Main and Frank Lally.

P ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Occupational Therapy. 200 pages.

Pain in older people is both common and disabling, and differs significantly in terms of its aetiology, diagnosis and treatment from pain in the general adult population. This online...

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Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Ethics; Communication Skills; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Occupational Therapy; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Arts Therapies; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Community Medical Services. 1088 pages.

Updated throughout with an additional emphasis on nursing care, this resource is a concise and authoritative guide to modern palliative care. Easily accessible, it's ideal for the busy...

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Use of alternative therapies in older people with pain

Panos Barlas.

in Pain in Older People

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2552 words.

• Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widely used amongst older adults for the management of a range of painful conditions but its efficacy is largely undemonstrated. • The...

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