Educational Intervention May Have Improved Pain Care

Training nursing home doctors and nursing staff to treat chronic pain from osteoarthritis and other disorders through safer means than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) could reduce the incidence of drug-induced complications and even death in elderly residents without increasing their pain and disability, according to a new study sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The educational program provided instructions for substituting acetaminophen for NSA

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