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