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Cancer pain management at home (I): do older patients experience less effective management than younger patients?

Bennett, MI, Closs, SJ and Chatwin, J (2009) Cancer pain management at home (I): do older patients experience less effective management than younger patients? Supportive Care in Cancer, 17 (7). 787 - 792 . ISSN 1433-7339

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Abstract

We wanted to examine whether older cancer patients living at home experienced poorer pain management than younger patients, and if so, what were the potential explanations for this.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Age Factors, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Analgesics, Data Collection, Female, Home Care Services, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Pain, Pain Measurement, Palliative Care, Quality of Health Care, Self Care
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > School of Healthcare (Leeds) > Leeds Institute of Diagnostics & Therapeutics > AU Clinical & Rehabilitation Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2011 10:35
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:32
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-008-0549-3
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Identification Number: 10.1007/s00520-008-0549-3
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/43018

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