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Revista Colombia Médica
Universidad del Valle - Facultad de Salud
ISSN: 0120-8322
EISSN: 1657-9534
Vol. 32, No. 4, 2001, pp. 184-188
Bioline Code: rc01036
Full paper language: Spanish
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Revista Colombia Médica, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2001, pp. 184-188

 es El dolor en el adulto mayor
José Alfonso Maestre

Resumen

Se hace una revisión del dolor en el adulto mayor como grupo poblacional en aumento, destacando aspectos generales y comparativos con otros grupos de edad. Se revisan tópicos básicos como clasificaciones, cuantificaciones, fisiopatología y se resalta el manejo de equipo, mencionando como parte primordial el componente de rehabilitación que en muchas ocasiones no se tiene en cuenta como método terapéutico de elección durante el manejo conservador del dolor en personas mayores.

Palabras-clave
Dolor. Analgesia. Adulto mayor. Adulto y dolor.

 
 en
José Alfonso Maestre

Abstract

A revision of the pain is made in the old persons as populational group in increase, highlighting general and comparative aspects with other age groups. Basic aspects are considered as classifications, quantifications, physiopathology and the team handling is stood out, mentioning as a primordial part the rehabilitation component that in many occasions one doesn't keep in mind as therapeutic method of election during the conservative management of the pain in the old persons.

Keywords
Pain. Analgesia. Pain in elderly people. Old people and pain.

 
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