Pain and Suffering at the End of Life for Older Patients and Their Families

Betty R. Ferrell, Tami Borneman

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Abstract

While the emotional problems facing patients in pain and their families are significant, there is much to be done to ease suffering in terminal illness. Palliative care has demonstrated successful interventions to reduce the physical and emotional burdens of patients and families.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-17
Number of pages6
JournalGenerations
Volume23
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Life-span and Life-course Studies

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