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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01HX003097-01A1
Title: Enhancing Geriatric Pain Care with Contextual Patient Generated Profiles
Principal Investigator:

Jorie Butler

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $273,894
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,164,974
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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