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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000394995.79798.9c
Feature: HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Informatics Detecting risks in elderly patients taking NSAIDs

Smith, Mary Atkinson MSN, FNP-BC; Hampton, Connie RN, MSN; Rodier, Lauren MSN, FNP-BC, WHNP; Taylor, Ashley FNP-BC, PMHNP; Taylor-White, Carlotta APRN-BC

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Abstract

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are strongly associated with gastrointestinal bleeding among the elderly population. NPs may find the utilization of healthcare informatics beneficial when addressing adverse events such as this. The innovative healthcare information technology products available today assist with increasing the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare delivery.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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