Antidepressants and opioids double the risk of falls in older people: Study

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This Starts at 60 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 in older people: Study
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletStarts at 60
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size683 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date3/06/19
    DescriptionThis Starts at 60 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/AuthorStarts at 60 Writers
    URLhttps://startsat60.com/media/health/antidepressants-opioids-fall-fracture-risk-factor-australian-prescriber
    PersonsMichael Leach