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Community Dementia Management Programme Improves Use of Psychotropic Drugs (Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care)

Summary Use of drugs for elderly patients with dementia often increases their vulnerability and results in hospital admissions. Research into early interventions for dementia management in the municipality of Kalmar, Sweden, investigated the optimum pharmacological treatments for people with dementia … Continue reading

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Medicines for Elderly Linked to Dementia and Death (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011]. Abstract Drugs prescribed commonly for conditions such as heart disease, depression and allergies are linked to a greater risk of death … Continue reading

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