Antidepressants and opioids double the risk of falls and fractures in older people

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This Medical XPress article describes and discusses the results of my case-control study of psychoactive drugs and the risk of hip fracture among older Australians (DOI: 10.1007/s40801-017-0107-8), as referenced in an Australian Prescriber article (DOI: 10.18773/austprescr.2019.011).

Period3 Jun 2019

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  • TitleAntidepressants and opioids double the risk of falls and fractures in older people
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMedical Xpress
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size362
    Date3/06/19
    DescriptionThis Medical Xpress article describes and discusses the results of my case-control study of psychoactive drugs and the risk of hip fracture among older Australians (DOI: 10.1007/s40801-017-0107-8), as referenced in an Australian Prescriber article (DOI: 10.18773/austprescr.2019.011).
    Producer/AuthorUniversity of South Australia
    URLhttps://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-06-antidepressants-opioids-falls-fractures-older.html
    PersonsMichael Leach