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New Book Helps Older Adults Manage Chronic Pain
Date:5/2/2008

SEATTLE, May 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IASP Press announces the release of a new book -- Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide -- to help older people understand and proactively address their chronic pain. Developed by Dr. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos and Dr. Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos and their contributors, this softcover book offers self-assessment checklists, progress charts, photos and illustrations, and simple instructions for managing persistent pain.

"With the graying of the baby boom and advances in health care," Dr. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos explains, "we are seeing a dramatic increase in the proportion of older adults in society. There are many questions about the extent to which the health care system will be able to meet the needs of the changing demographic. Effective self-management has the potential of reducing health care visits and the associated costs."

Drawing from the editors' many years of clinical experience in working with older patients, Pain Management for Older Adults avoids scientific jargon and presents the information in a language that anyone can relate to and understand. The editors expect the book to be useful not only for older adults who struggle with chronic pain, but also for people who provide care for older adults, such as physicians and other health care providers, physical therapists, fitness consultants, spouses, family members, and caregivers.

More information about this new book, including the table of contents, is available at http://www.iasp-pain.org/olderadults.

About IASP. Founded in 1973, IASP is a nonprofit organization that brings together scientists, clinicians, health care providers, and policy makers to stimulate and support the study of pain and to translate that knowledge into improve pain relief worldwide. IASP Press publishes timely, high-quality, and reasonably priced books relating to pain research and treatment. IASP currently has more than 7,000 members from 108 countries and in 70 chapters.


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