Safe Use of Opioids in Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2019-05-24T20:56:56Z
Author(s)Ward, Cynthia W.
Author DetailsCynthia Ward, MSN, RN-BC, CMSRN, ACNS-BC
Lead Author AffliationCarilion Clinic, Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Level of EvidenceLiterature Review
CINAHL HeadingsSleep Apnea, Obstructive; Analgesics, Opioid--Administration and Dosage; Pain--Drug Therapy; Patient Assessment; Sedation; Respiratory System--Drug Effects; Analgesics, Opioid; Pain
- Define obstructive sleep apnea.
- Identify prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea.
- Review the literature related to the use of opioids in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea.
- List best practices for the use of opioids in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea.
DescriptionThe author has a published article on this same topic: Ward CW. Safe Use of Opioids in Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Pain Management Nursing. 2015;16(3):411-417. doi:10.1016/j.pmn.2014.05.008.
Conference NameBlue Ridge Chapter Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Conference HostBlue Ridge Chapter Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Conference LocationLynchburg, Virginia, USA
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