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The Right Prescription: a Call to Action on the Use of Antipsychotic Drugs for People with Dementia (Dementia Action Alliance)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011]. Summary  The Dementia Action Alliance launched a call to action on the use of antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia on June … Continue reading

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Use of Antipsychotic Drugs for People with Dementia: Revisited

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011]. Abstract The Dementia Action Alliance – representing more than 50 health and social care organisations – has called for renewed action … Continue reading

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Prescribing Anti-Psychotic Drugs to People with Dementia

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter RWHT Issue 1 August 2010]. Abstract The UK Government backs the findings and recommendations of this independent report on prescribing antipsychotics in people with dementia. An unacceptable number of people with … Continue reading

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