The psycho-social dimension of pain and health-related quality of life in the oldest old
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 08/09/2012
Willman A et al. – Older people with prolonged pain suffered from a low health–related quality of life. Pain interfered with their lives and contributed to diminished control in their daily lives. Nurses are essential for the identification and prevention of pain and should be aware of how pain affects older people’s physical, mental and social health.