Sedative load of medications prescribed for older people with dementia in care homes

Carole Parsons, Jane Haydock, Elspeth Mathie, Natasha Baron, Ina Machen, Elizabeth Stevenson, Sarah Amador, Claire Goodman

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the sedative load and use of sedative and psychotropic medications among older people with dementia living in (residential) care homes.
Original languageEnglish
Article number56
JournalBMC Geriatrics
Volume11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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