"I try and smile, I try and be cheery, I try not to be pushy. I try to say 'I'm here for help' but I leave feeling⋯ worried": A Qualitative study of perceptions of interactions with health professionals by community-based older adults with chronic pain

CLARKE, A., MARTIN, D., JONES, D., SCHOFIELD, Patricia, ANTHONY, G., MCNAMEE, P., GRAY, D. and SMITH, B.H. (2014). "I try and smile, I try and be cheery, I try not to be pushy. I try to say 'I'm here for help' but I leave feeling⋯ worried": A Qualitative study of perceptions of interactions with health professionals by community-based older adults with chronic pain. PLoS ONE, 9 (9), e105450.

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    Abstract

    © 2014 Clarke et al. Background: Over 50% of community-dwelling older adults experience chronic pain, which threatens their quality of life. Of importance to their pain management is older people's interaction with health professionals that, if unsatisfactory, may impair the outcome.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Aging; Attitude of Health Personnel; Attitude to Health; Chronic Pain; Female; Humans; Male; Patient Acceptance of Health Care; Professional-Patient Relations; United Kingdom; Humans; Attitude of Health Personnel; Attitude to Health; Professional-Patient Relations; Aging; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Patient Acceptance of Health Care; Female; Male; Chronic Pain; United Kingdom; MD Multidisciplinary; General Science & Technology
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0105450
    Page Range: e105450
    SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
    Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
    Date Deposited: 14 May 2020 14:54
    Last Modified: 14 May 2020 15:00
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/24819

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