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How to Take Long-Acting Opioid Pain Medicine: Palliative Care (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This handout has information on how to take opioid pain medicine. Opioids are one type of medicine used to treat pain, or to help when feeling short of breath. Opioids are available in short and long-acting forms. People taking long-acting pain medicine may need short acting pain medicine if they still have pain. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265814
Body Location:
  • Bones, Joints, and Muscles
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Drug, Fluid and Nutrition Therapy
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Pain
Keywords:
  • Medications,
  • End-of-Life,
  • Palliative,
  • Seniors,
  • Overdose,
  • Senior,
  • Geriatric,
  • Meditation,
  • Geriatrics,
  • Narcotic,
  • Breakthrough,
  • Elder,
  • EOL,
  • Elders
Demographic:
  • Older Adults
Program:
  • Palliative Care
Format:
Factsheet
Revision Date:
June 27, 2018
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