Determinants of antipsychotic medication use among residents of aged care homes in Australia
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: NISHTALA, Prasad (Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): McLachlan, Andrew J (Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
Bell, J. Simon (Kuopio Research Centre of Geriatric Care, Univeristy of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland)
Chen, Timothy F (Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
Objective: To investigate determinants of antipsychotic medication use among older people living in aged care homes in Australia. Design: Retrospective study of a random sample of de-identified medication reports using cross-sectional data gathered between January 1, 2008 and June 30, 2008 in Australia. Subjects: The mean (SD) age of the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.