Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Antipsychotic Drugs Overprescribed in Nursing Homes

Nursing home residents tend to be elderly patients who can no longer be taken care of at home. Oftentimes, they suffer from dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and other health conditions that can cause them to become confused, agitated, and even physically aggressive. To suppress these behaviors, they are often given antipsychotic medications, even if they do

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