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Article: Reduce Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics in Long-Term Care Homes

Date: November 3, 2021
Filed under: Long-Term Care, Providing Quality and Culturally Safe Care,

Antipsychotic use in the absence of symptoms or diagnoses related to psychosis is generally regarded as an inappropriate
approach to care of older adults in nursing homes. This study looks at the use of antipsychotics in long-term care homes in Canada.