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Hypnotic medication usage in a rural western australian residential aged care facility: an audit

  • In: Posters: Pharmacy Practice Research
  • At: Bangkok (Thailand) (2014)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: POS-PPR019
  • By: PAGE, Amy (University of Western Australia, Western Australian Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton, Australia)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Regular hypnotic use, namely z-drugs and benzodiazepines, results in poorer outcomes for older people such as an increased falls risk, increased sedation, and substantial cognitive and motor impairment. Aim: To investigate the hypnotic drug use in a rural residential aged care facility and to compare usage to current guidelines...

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