OTC Analgesics Series: Podcast #2 - Patient Benefit/Risk Profiles Pre-test

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According to the 2016 CDC guidelines, it is recommended that clinicians first consider non-opioid therapies prior to initiating an opioid?
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Who present the highest risks for CV disease and represents the larges segment of the population regularly taking NSAIDS?
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Benefits of taking NSAIDS over opioids for acute and/or chronic pain include:
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Traditional NSAIDS can inhibit platelet aggregation and thereby alter hemostasis.
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In blinded studies in emergency room settings, acetaminophen has been shown to be superior in some cases to traditional opioids when patients are unaware of what medication they are taking.
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In minimizing risk to the patient, it is important to consider: