Have an "Exit Plan" for Antipsychotics in Dementia Patients

Questions continue to come up about how to treat agitation or psychosis in dementia patients.

Many nursing home residents are prescribed an antipsychotic.

But benefits are small at best. Plus, there's one more death for every 50 to 100 dementia patients on an atypical for 8 to 12 weeks.

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