Antidepressants, opioids more than double falls risk in older people

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This newsGP 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).

Period4 Jun 2019

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  • TitleAntidepressants, opioids more than double falls risk in older people
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletnewsGP
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size905 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date4/06/19
    DescriptionThis newsGP 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/AuthorDr Evelyn Lewin
    URLhttps://www1.racgp.org.au/newsgp/clinical/antidepressants,-opioids-more-than-double-falls-ri
    PersonsMichael Leach