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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 Closs
Lead Author: Professor José Closs
Contractor: University of Leeds
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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