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Opioids for pain management in older adults: strategies for safe prescribing.

Davies PS. Opioids for pain management in older adults. Nurse Pract. 2017;42(2). doi:10.1097/01.npr.0000511772.62176.10.

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February 22, 2017
Davies PS. Nurse Pract. 2017;42.

Use of opioids for pain management in older adults can contribute to various problems, including fall-related injury and delirium. This commentary discusses the role of nurse practitioners as prescribers of opioids and offers practice recommendations to reduce risks.

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Davies PS. Opioids for pain management in older adults. Nurse Pract. 2017;42(2). doi:10.1097/01.npr.0000511772.62176.10.