Treating Pain in the Elderly (305)

11:15 am–12:15 pm Saturday, March 9

This session seeks to focus on pain in the elderly, understanding best practices in treatment including pharmacologic, interventional, and non-pharmacologic treatments. Furthermore, the focus of minimizing delirium and assessing dementia will be discussed.

Assessing Pain in the Elderly

M. Cary Reid, MD, PhD

Avoiding Delerium and Dementia

Neel D. Mehta, MD

Interventional Techniques—What's New and What to Watch Out For?

Mehul Desai, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Define safe pharmacologic choices in treatment of pain in the elderly.
  • Discuss delirium and dementia.