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Pain in older adults is a highly prevalent problem. While the basis of pain management in older individuals is similar to that for younger patients, it may differ in terms of presentation, assessment, and management. This article explores the basic concepts of pain control with a focus on older patients with cancer and highlights issues clinicians should consider when treating these individuals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-164
Number of pages8
JournalCritical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2005


  • Elderly
  • Geriatrics
  • Pain


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