Publication | MEDSURG Nursing 30:4

Measuring Risk of Respiratory Depression from Opioid Administration on Medical-Surgical Units

Summer Bryant and Marisa Streelman

July/August 2021

Official Journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

Summer Bryant, DNP, RN, CENP, CMSRN and Marisa Streelman, DNP, RN, CMSRN (staff specialist, Michigan Medicine) write about risk-assessment tools that allow nurses to assess patients at risk for respiratory depression and hasten the care provided to patients experiencing opioid-induced respiratory depression.

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