2019
DOI: 10.5935/2595-0118.20190042
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Abstract: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Chronic pain is one of the most common conditions found by health professionals in elderly and is associated with substantial impairment of reduced mobility, avoidance of activities, depression, sleep impairment and isolation. The objective of this study was to check the impact of chronic pain on the functionality and the quality of life of the elderly. METHODS: It is a descriptive, cross-sectional and exploratory study with 20 patients attending the Pain Clinic of Hospital de Base d…

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