Corpus ID: 22734705

Recognizing Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction in Patients, Part II .

  title={Recognizing Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction in Patients, Part II .},
  author={R. Felicilda-Reynaldo},
  journal={Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses},
  volume={24 1},
          47-50, 61
  • R. Felicilda-Reynaldo
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
With health and wellness advocacy as a part of their role, medical-surgical nurses should do their best to address patients' hidden health care concerns such as drug misuse and abuse, and lead them to treatment resources. By gaining knowledge of prescription drug abuse and misuse, nurses will be more prepared to recognize these problems in their patients. 
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