Fast Facts

Short, one-page resource with focused pain topic - excellent for use in training all staff.

“One Minute Pain Assessment” describes a quick and easy assessment that identifies older adults who may be experiencing pain regardless of cognitive status or verbal abilities.

Pain Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
    • "Abdominal Pain" provides a guide to Distinguishing Between Pancreatitis, Cholecystitis, Appendicitis, and Gastroenteritis.
  • Bowel Management for Opioid Use
    • "Bowel Management for Opioid Use" provides an overview of bowel management in association with opioid use.
  • Cancer Pain
    • "Cancer Pain" provides an overview of Cancer pain, and common treatments.  
  • Chest Pain
    • "Chest Pain" provides an overview of chest pain including potential causes and interventions.
  • Eye Pain
    • "Eye Pain" provides an overview of normal changes in the aging eye, assessment for issues, possible interventions. 
  • Fibromyalgia
    • "Fibromyalgia" provides an overview of what medical professionals assess, and possible interventions.
  • Foot Pain
    • "Foot Pain" provides an overview of the causes of foot pain and possible interventions.
  • Headache Pain
    • "Headache Pain" provides an overview of types of headaches, red flag symptoms, assessment, and interventions. 
  • Joint Pain
    • "Joint Pain" provides an overview of different types of joint pain, and possible interventions.  
  • Kidney Stones
    • "Kidney Stones" provides an overview of possible causes of kidney stones, what the medical professional will assess, possible interventions.
  • Lower Back Pain
    • "Low Back Pain" provides an overview of possible causes of LBP, what medical professionals assess, and possible interventions.
  • Migraine Pain 
    • "Migraine Pain" provides an overview of migraines, including the symptoms and impact, and possible interventions.
  • Neuropathic Pain
    • "Neuropathic Pain" provides an overview of different types of neuropathic pain, and possible treatments.
  • Oral Pain
    • "Oral Pain" provides an overview of possible causes of oral pain, what medical professionals assess, and possible interventions.
  • *NEW* Osteoarthritis
    • "Osteoarthritis" provides an overview of osteoarthritis, including the symptoms and impact, and possible interventions.
  • Pain After Surgery 
    • "Pain After Surgery" provides an overview of the causes of "Pain After Surgery", possible interventions.
  • Pain vs. Depression
    • "Pain vs. Depression" provides an overview of the symptoms of depression vs the symptoms of unmanaged pain.
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
    • "Polymyalgia Rheumatica " provides an overview of Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PRM), the possible symptoms, and possible interventions.
  • *NEW* Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    • "Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)" provides an overview of RA pain, what medical professionals assess, and possible interventions. 
  • *NEW* Shingles/Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • "Shingles" provides an overview of the care and treatment of both shingles and postherpetic neuralgia.  
  • Sinus Pain 
    • "Sinus Pain" provides an overview of the causes of Sinus pain, possible interventions. 
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • "Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)" provides an overview of normal changes of aging and the increased risk of UIT, assessment, possible interventions.  

Pain Management Guides

Longer, two-page resources with more detail on pain related topic - excellent for a more detailed training or reference sheet for clinicians.

Webpage Last Revised 12.15.2023