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Pain and pain control in advanced dementia

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson

in Dementia

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ISBN: 9780199237807
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726293 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199237807.003.0030

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Pain and pain control in advanced dementia

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Introduction - The biological wiring - State of mind and pain - What we believe about the pain - Pain in the elderly - Pain in dementia - Principles of pain control - Common analgesics - Strong opioids - Adjuvant analgesics

Chapter.  12938 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Palliative Medicine ; Pharmacology ; Pain Medicine

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