Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Enhancing Geriatric Pain Care with Contextual Patient Generated Profiles|
||Salt Lake City, UT
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||Health Services R&D
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Pain is not an inevitable or normal part of aging. However, chronic pain for geriatric patients is widespread, occurring in approximately 50% of community dwelling adults age 65 or over. Ineffectively treated chronic pain patients are at risk for poorer quality of life and functional decline. Risk for addiction to opioids prescribed for pain are increasingly recognized for geriatric pain patients. Evidence suggests that pain in geriatrics patients is common, challenging to assess, an...
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