HOSPITALIZATION and OPIATES

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 114

OPIATE PRESCRIBING IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS: PATTERNS AND OUTCOMES

Background: As of December 2015, 49 states initiated the CMS mandated legislation on “Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs.” Yet opiates continue to be commonly prescribed in older adults, despite their well-known risks. This study aims to [...]

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