Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Assessment of Discomfort in Dementia Protocol

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_300

Synonyms

ADD Protocol

Definition

Assessment of Discomfort in Dementia Protocol is an algorithm approach involving exclusion of common physical causes for discomfort in adults with dementia.

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