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Reid MC, Henderson CR, Jr., Trachtenberg MA
Implementing a pain self-management protocol in home care: a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial.
The researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral pain self-management protocol delivered by physical therapists for use by older adults with activity-limiting pain receiving home care. Their real-world pragmatic trial found no effect of implementation of a pain self-management intervention in a home care setting.
Citation: Reid MC, Henderson CR, Jr., Trachtenberg MA . Implementing a pain self-management protocol in home care: a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial. J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 Aug;65(8):1667-75. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14836.
Keywords: Home Healthcare, Patient Self-Management, Pain, Elderly, Comparative Effectiveness