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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)
  • Abstract:

    Background

    People with Intellectual Disability often receive many different psychotropic medicines without a clear need. They and their needs have not been extensively studied.

    Aim

    To assess the patterns and quality of medicines use among an aging population with ID in Ireland.

    Method

    Medication use data was drawn from the first wave of data..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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