Podcast 3: Managing Older Patients on Opioid Analgesics

Older adults experience a higher incidence of persistent pain across chronic disease trajectories and at end-of-life. Data obtained from the NHANES survey indicates that older adults are almost twice as likely to use opioid analgesics compared to younger adults (20-39) for pain management (CDC, 2015). Age-related changes to the body place older adults at a higher risk for adverse...


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  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Mar 15, 2021
  • Cost: Free
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