Nurses can help tackle the ‘time bomb’ of patients’ opioid long-term use and addiction
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Nurses can help tackle the ‘time bomb’ of patients’ opioid long-term use and addiction

Erin Dean Health journalist

Spotting red flags and advising individuals on appropriate ways to cope with chronic pain

More than one in ten of the adult population were prescribed powerful opioid pain medications in 2017-2018, a major review by Public Health England (PHE) found.

Primary Health Care. 31, 3, 12-14. doi: 10.7748/phc.31.3.12.s6

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