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Pain Management in the Elderly

Don H. Bivins

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0051
Pain Management in the Elderly

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Chapter 51 attempts to succinctly address the nearly obligatory polypharmacy, multiplicity of interactive diseases, numerous physicians involved in care, and the metabolic changes peculiar to the elderly, as regards pain management issues in the elderly, while providing clinical information readily useful in the practitioner's office, and assumes that the treating practitioner is already aware of their patients’ diagnoses.

Chapter.  7032 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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