Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine called for a review of the use of narcotic medications for patients with osteoarthritis. Their report in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found prescriptions for NSAIDs declined among a study population with osteoarthritis while prescriptions for narcotic medications increased from 2001 to 2004, followed by an increase in falls and fractures.
Researchers urge review of narcotics for osteoarthritis pain
SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care
|Senior Director, Biostatistics||
|Associate - Food and Drug||
Keller and Heckman LLP
|Senior Paralegal - Research & Development, and Medical||