Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-help Guide
Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos
IASP Press, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 200 pages
Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide is designed specifically for older adults who seek practical solutions for managing their chronic pain. Written by pain researchers and experienced health care professionals, this book offers effective methods and techniques to improve the qualitty of life for people with persistent pain.
Who should buy this book?With its self-assessment checklists, progress charts, photos and illustrations, and easy-to-follow instructions for managing pain, this book is an essential guide for:
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