Publication | MEDSURG Nursing 30:4
Measuring Risk of Respiratory Depression from Opioid Administration on Medical-Surgical Units
Summer Bryant and Marisa Streelman
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.