Ward MM Newsletter June 2016

2016-06-30

Medication usage in the aged care setting is complex and extensive. Data from Ward MM medication reviews confirms that residents take on average over eight regular medications each day, in addition to medicines that are taken on a "when required" basis. Antipsychotic drugs are one class of medicine attracting attention in the aged care setting, in particular in regards to the use of these drugs for the management of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).

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