Title

Recognizing signs of prescription drug abuse and addiction, part I

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

Prescription drug abuse/misuse is increasing. Nonmedical use of prescription medications, especially opioid analgesics, now is considered an epidemic in the United States. Medical-surgical nurses are in a strategic position to help address substance abuse problems in patients.

Recommended Citation

Felicilda-Reynaldo, Rhea Faye D. Recognizing signs of prescription drug abuse and addiction, part I." MedSurg Nursing 23, no. 6 (2014): 391-397."

Department

Nursing

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