Decision Point 2
Even though he started the scheduled Tylenol, Mr. Frank still looks considerably uncomfortable.
Which medication option from your peers’ suggestions seems best to help put Mr. Frank more at ease?
WHO Analgesic Ladder
After reviewing the WHO Analgesic Ladder video, you’ll know more about scheduling a pain medication and adjuvant therapy.
Test Your Knowledge
Which of the following adverse events is NOT commonly associated with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories in older adults?
Mrs. Wright is a 78-year-old woman experiencing night time pain her bilateral knees, especially on days she spends a long time in the garden. She currently takes no medication. What’s a reasonable first step to address her discomfort?
All of the following are reasonable non-pharmacologic approaches to pain and may be adjunctive pain management strategies except: