from an fnp perspective discuss Substance Abuse and Addiction in the Aging Family pt13
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A large number of older adults misuse alcohol, prescription drugs, or other substances, and this number is growing bigger. It has been estimated that almost one in every five older Americans drink alcohol or use medications unsafely. For some older people, any alcohol use can be a problem. It depends on how their bodies respond to alcohol, the medications you may be taking, your current health, their medical and family history histories, and other factors.
- Discuss how you will monitor for misuse of alcohol, prescription drugs, and others substances in your geriatric clients.
- Identify at least 5 evidence-based references to support your plan.