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

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This University of South Australia 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 recognitionNational
    Media name/outletUniversity of South Australia
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size616 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date3/06/19
    DescriptionThis University of South Australia 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/AuthorCandy Gibson
    URLhttps://www.unisa.edu.au/unisanews/2019/june/story4/
    PersonsMichael Leach