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NYS Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates

The overuse of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes is a longstanding and serious problem. Too often, residents, especially those with dementia, are given these powerful drugs to control the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.  In fact, antipsychotic drugs are associated with increased risk of heart attack, stroke, Parkinsonism, falls, and, even, death.  They [...]

2019-02-03T06:20:05+00:00Uncategorized|