Obtaining self-report data from cognitively impaired elders: Methodological issues and clinical implications for nursing home pain assessment

  • Fisher S
  • Burgio L
  • Thorn B
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Abstract

We developed and evaluated an explicit procedure for obtaining self-report pain data from nursing home residents across a broad range of cognitive status, and we evaluated the consistency, stability, and concurrent validity of resident responses.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Clinical assessment
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Pain Measure
  • Nursing home
  • Pain
  • Self-report methodology

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