Here is a readable and worthwhile summary for those of you who don't want to burn midnight oil to review the July 2016 764-page MU modifications document.

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5 Steps for Preventing Opioid Harm to Patients

Ideally, the clinical decision to monitor or not monitor patients receiving opioids with the available technology of pulse oximetry (for oxygenation) and capnography (for ventilation adequacy) should not be an option. However, hospital resource constraints may pose impediments to monitoring all patients receiving opioids.

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Easy-to-Read Summary of the 2016 Proposed MU Modifications

Here is a readable and worthwhile summary for those of you who don't want to burn midnight oil to review the July 2016 764-page MU modifications document.
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