Opioid use could increase risk of hip fracture in people with Alzheimer’s disease
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Opioid use could increase risk of hip fracture in people with Alzheimer’s disease

Ruth Sander Independent consultant, Care of older people

People using moderate or strong opioid painkillers have a higher risk of sustaining a hip fracture than those not using opioids, new research has revealed.

Nursing Older People. 31, 2, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/nop.31.2.10.s9

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