• An international road map to improve pain assessment in people with impaired cognition: the development of the Pain Assessment in Impaired Cognition (PAIC) meta-tool 

      Corbett, Anne; Achterberg, Wilco; Husebø, Bettina; Lobbezoo, Frank; de Vet, Henrica; Kunz, Miriam; Strand, Liv Inger; Constantinou, Marios; Tudose, Catalina; Kappesser, Judith; de Waal, Margot; Lautenbacher, Stefan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-12-10)
      Background: Pain is common in people with dementia, yet identification is challenging. A number of pain assessment tools exist, utilizing observation of pain-related behaviours, vocalizations and facial expressions. Whilst ...
    • Pain management in patients with dementia 

      Achterberg, Wilco P.; Pieper, Marjoleine J.C.; van Dalen-Kok, Annelore H.; de Waal, Margot W.M.; Husebø, Bettina; Lautenbacher, Stefan; Kunz, Miriam; Scherder, Erik J.A.; Corbett, Anne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-10-31)
      There are an estimated 35 million people with dementia across the world, of whom 50% experience regular pain. Despite this, current assessment and treatment of pain in this patient group are inadequate. In addition to the ...