Planning and implementing an effective plan of care for pain in older adults requires knowledge and interdisciplinary team involvement. Resources in this section include terminology, key principles for pain management, and tools for documenting and communicating pain treatments and response to treatment; communicating with prescribers; and monitoring analgesic therapy.

Core Principles of Pain Treatment

Pain Management Terminology

Pain Management Interventions

Pain Condition Management

Pain Communication Tools

Equianalgesic Dosage Conversion Calculator