Pain and Dementia
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Enrique Arriola Manchola and Javier Alaba Trueba
Pain assessment in the different stages of Alzheimer's disease can become
complex, especially in the final stages of the disease due to the inability of patients to
express the different characteristics of the pain, so it is necessary to use observational
scales to detect pain “equivalents”.
Aging, Assessment, Behavior, Pain, Sementia.
Memory and Alzheimer Unit, Matia Foundation, San Sebastian, Spain.