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Directions:
•With the realization that pain is highly prevalent among older adults, please answer the following questions.

Questions:
1. What are some ways you as the nurse can utilize to determine pain in the older adult?
2. What are some of the potential barriers related to self-reporting of pain in the older adult?
3. What is the prevalence of pain in the older adult?
4. Describe and compare your findings for each of the following:
a. Numeric rating scale
b. Visual analog scale
c. McGill pain questionnaire
d. Pain in dementia patients

Location: UPTOWN CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD

Part 2: Analysis of Assessment Data

1. Based on observations from the windshield survey, identify strengths of the community.

2. List and prioritize 5 potential community risk factors (weaknesses).

3. Identify community resources that may help address the highest priority weakness (either currently in existence or something you propose to help address this problem).

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