Re-evaluating psychotropic drug use across care settings

Danijela Gnjidic, J Simon Bell, Sarah N Hilmer

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Abstract

Rattinger and colleagues demonstrate an alarmingly high prevalence of psychotropic drug use in older people with dementia in the community and an even higher prevalence in nursing homes. The factors that contribute to psychotropic drug use in older people living in nursing homes are complex in etiology and require multifaceted interventions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1640-1641
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume61
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2013

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