Patterns of psychotropic medicine use among an aging population with Intellectual Disability in Ireland
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: HENMAN, Martin (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
- Co-author(s): O'Dwyer, M. (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
McCarron, M. (School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin,, Dublin, Ireland)
McCallion, P. (Centre for Excellence in Aging and Community Wellness, University of Albany, New York, United States of America)
Peklar, J. (Faculty for Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Ljubliana, Slovenia)
People with Intellectual Disability often receive many different psychotropic medicines without a clear need. They and their needs have not been extensively studied.
To assess the patterns and quality of medicines use among an aging population with ID in Ireland.
Medication use data was drawn from the first wave of data.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.