Opioid Use in the Elderly

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Oct 27, 2021 - 10:09am CDT

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This presentation (15:57 minutes) given by Dr. S. Kaja discusses opioid use in the elderly. By the end of this presentation, learners should be able to: (1) understand the management of chronic pain; (2) appreciate the scope of the opioid epidemic; (3) discuss unique challenges faced by elderly patients; and (4) understand the changing regulatory and prescribing guidelines for opioid use.

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S. Kaja
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