Study Title and Description
Utilizing pain assessment scales increases the frequency of diagnosing pain among elderly nursing home residents.
Key Questions Addressed
|1||Guiding Question 1: In each of the palliative care domains, what palliative care assessment tools exist and have been evaluated in palliative care populations and/or settings?|
|2||Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?|
|3||Guiding Question 3: What data exist regarding the application of these tools specifically in clinical care, as quality indicators, or for evaluation of interventions?|
|4||Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Utilizing pain assessment scales increases the frequency of diagnosing pain among elderly nursing home residents.|
|Author||Kamel HK., Phlavan M., Malekgoudarzi B., Gogel P., Morley JE.|
|Country||Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA.|
Pubmed ID: 11397602
Secondary Publication Information
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Results & Comparisons
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