Jack G. Kay

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Concerns have been expressed about the use of antipsychotics with older people, particularly in those who have dementia. Pro re nata (PRN) psychotropic medications including antipsychotics are commonly used to manage disturbed and distressed behaviour. This audit aimed to understand the use of PRN psychotropic medications in older people's inpatient mental(More)
As part of an international measurement intercomparison of instruments used to measure atmospheric 222Rn, four participating laboratories made nearly simultaneous measurements of 222Rn activity concentration in commonly sampled, ambient air over approximately a 2 week period, and three of these four laboratories participated in the measurement comparison of(More)
The aims of this audit were to establish the range and volumes of medicines used in older people's mental health settings and to explore the safety of the prescribing habits through the application of the revised Beers criteria. An audit of all patients on all selected wards (both functional and organic) for current prescriptions of all drugs routinely(More)
  • Adrianne Proctor, Ruth Hartsfield, Jack Kay
  • 2002
loved much with me in our life together; Ruth Hartsfield my mother, who (among the gifts she gave and examples she set) instilled in me the love of music which has been an affective balm to me all my life; and of spirit set an example that continues to inspire and lead me. I miss you. iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
At quarterly intervals in 1986-87, attribution of control and subjective symptom ratings were assessed among the 42 general psychiatry residents in the University of Cincinnati's training program. Within each of the four groups of residents (that is, the residents in each postgraduate year), ratings remained stable over time. Between-group differences were(More)
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