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Pain in cognitively impaired nursing home patients

Pain in cognitively impaired nursing home patients,Ba Ferrell,Br Ferrell,L Rivera

Pain in cognitively impaired nursing home patients   (Citations: 103)
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Published in 2005.
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    • ...Pain (Ferrell & Ferrell, 1995) and fragmented sleep (Jacobs, Ancoli-Israel, Parker, & Kripke, 1989) are also rife in NHs and should be addressed...

    Victor A. Molinariet al. Reasons for psychiatric medication prescription for new nursing home r...

    • ...Existing studies indicate areas of unmet need, specifically pain and symptom management, psychosocial needs, and spiritual support (Ferrell, Ferrell, & Rivera, 1995; Reynolds, Henderson, Schulman, & Hanson, 2002; Teno et al, 2004)...

    Jean Correll Munnet al. By Invitation Only: Social Work Involvement at the End of Life in Long...

    • ...Previous investigators have examined the scope of the problem (B. R. Ferrell & Ferrell, 1990), assessment and management of pain among cognitively impaired and unimpaired nursing home residents (Cramer, Galer, Mendelson, & Thompson, 2000; B. A. Ferrell, Ferrell, & Rivera, 1995; Fisher et al., 2002; Weiner, Peterson, & Keefe, 1999), and types of pain management as valid and reliable indicators of quality in nursing homes ...

    Jeanie S. Kayser-Joneset al. Hospice Care in Nursing Homes: Does It Contribute to Higher Quality Pa...

    • ...Cadogan, & Simmons, 2004; Ferrell, Ferrell, & Rivera, 1995; Parmelee et al., 1993; Weiner et al., 1999), quality of life (Brod et al., 1999; Logsdon et al., 1999), health status (McHorney, 1996), quality of care (Simmons & Schnelle, 2001; Simmons et al., 1997), and care preferences and choices (Feinberg & Whitlatch, 2001; Maris, Soberman, Murray, & Norton, 1996; Sansone, Schmitt, Nichols, Phillips, & Belisle, 1998) ...
    • ...For scaled-response questions, we used a vertical scale, with both number and word descriptors, because research shows that these scales are easiest for nursing home residents to use (Ferrell et al., 1995; Herr & Mobily, 1993)...
    • ...It is noteworthy that our completion rates (and those of Chu et al.) are considerably higher than those reported in similar studies (i.e., 45–65% completion rates; Weiner et al., 1999; Ferrell et al., 1995; Simmons et al., 1997)...

    Susan E. Fisheret al. Obtaining self-report data from cognitively impaired elders: Methodolo...

    • ...In a study of elderly nursing home residents, Ferrell et al [18] found that cognitive impairment was a substantial obstacle to pain assessment and management...
    • ...Elderly patients with dementia also have difficulty with commonly used tools, such as VAS, probably because of their decreased memory and poor orientation, visual, and spatial skills [17,18]...

    Sriram Yennurajalingamet al. Pain and Terminal Delirium Research in the Elderly

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