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Serious pain afflicts a third of nursing home residents in last 6 months of life

20:00 EDT 28 Jun 2017 | AAAS

(University of British Columbia) Many nursing home residents have a fairly pain-free experience until the end of life, but at least a third suffer persistent, significant pain during their last six months, according to a new study from the University of Manitoba, University of British Columbia and University of Alberta that could have implications for end-of-life care in Canada.

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