Alicia Lasek from McKnights Long-Term Care News wrote a great article, CDC’s opioid prescribing update recognizes seniors, please with dementia, that talks about the new guidance programs that support the need to provide individualized, patient-centered care.
“Past prescribing guidance for adults with chronic pain had been interpreted as somewhat inflexible in the context of the opioid epidemic. The authors of the new guidance said that their advice should be seen as voluntary, offering clinicians and patients the support needed to provide “individualized, patient-centered care.”
Read the entire article here.
Resources: McKnights Long-Term Care News, Clinical Daily News
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