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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Sharon Hofland

Keywords

treatment of pain in old age, pain in old age, nurse attitudes

Abstract

Objectives of the Study:
1. Identify the factors that surgical nurses consider when determining the analgesic regimen for the postoperative patient over age 65.
2. Determine if attitudes toward the elderly influence the analgesic prescription regimen in the postoperative elderly patient.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Pain in old age -- Treatment
Pain in old age -- Nursing
Nurses -- Attitudes

Number of Pages

81

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1993 Ruth Galbraith. All rights reserved

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