Patient decision aids are tools that help patients, care-givers and families become involved in decision making around difficult health care issues. They are designed to complement, rather than replace, the advice given by a health care practitioner.Got It, Hide this
This patient decision aid helps older adults (more than 50 years old) who is in a hospital because of a hip fracture decide on methods of managing pain. It outlines options such as using acetaminophen, opioid analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and other treatments and compares the benefits and side effects associated with each option
Hip fracture, pain management, acetaminophen, opioid analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), nerve blocks, traction, acupressure, muscle-relaxation therapy, neurostimulation (TENS)
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Rated on: 9/26/2017 7:52:02 AM
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