Cancer Pain Management and Palliative Care For Older People

Patricia Schofield, Amanda Clarke

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The management of pain for older people with cancer is complex and multimodal. Older individuals are more likely than younger people to have other medical problems and disabilities; comorbidities may be a predictor of poorer pain control, greater symptom burden, greater functional impairment, increased use of healthcare services, and mortality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-24
JournalGeriatric Medicine (GM2)
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009


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