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Treatment safety in elderly patients with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (bpsd): a retrospective analysis in nursing home

  • At: Salvadore (Brazil) (2006)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LOCCA, Jean-Francois (Policlinique Medicale Universitaire, Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Co-author(s): Favre, Melanie (Policlinique Medicale Universitaire, LAUSANNE, Switzerland)
    Du Pasquier, Sophie (Policlinique Medicale Universitaire, LAUSANNE, Switzerland)
    Zumbach, Serge (Cantonal Psychiatric Hospital, MARSENS, Switzerland)
    Bugnon, Olivier (Policlinique Medicale Universitaire, LAUSANNE, Switzerland)
  • Abstract:


    While international safety alert warns against an increased risk of ischaemic stroke associated with atypical antipsychotics (AA), these drugs are widely used. The objective of this study was to categorize psychotropic drugs prescribed to nursing home (NH) residents and more specifically antipsychotics drugs prescribed to patients with BPSD ..

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