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Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: systematic meta-review and observational study

Project title: Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: systematic meta-review and observational study

Call to action: 11/2000 11/2000 HS&DR Dementia Themed Call

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor José ClossORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3257-5277

Lead Author: Professor José ClossORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3257-5277

Contractor: University of Leeds

Cost: £755,993.76

Co-investigators: Dr Anne Corbett, Dr Caroline Swarbrick, Dr Elizabeth Sampson, Dr John Holmes, Professor Claire Hulme, Professor John Keady, Professor José Closs, Professor Michelle Briggs, Professor Nicholas Allcock.

Started: October 2012 | Status: Published October 2016

Existing pain assessment tools for patients with dementia are not appropriate for use in hospital; we need new approaches which improve pain communication and management among patients, carers and staff.

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