Lloyd D. Hughes

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OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to review prescribing of psychoactive medications for older residents of the Tayside region of Scotland. METHODS The analysis used community prescribing data in 1995 and 2010 for all older residents in Tayside. For each psychoactive drug class, the name of the most recently prescribed drug and the date prescribed(More)
Introduction Insomnia, agitation, and anxiety are common presentations to primary care clinicians, with these frequently being treated with anxiolytic and hypnotic medications (defined by the British National Formulary [BNF] chapters 4.1.1 and 4.1.2). [1] These medications may also be used as part of a program of alcohol withdrawal, treatment for epilepsy(More)
Over the last two decades in particular there has been a remarkable increase in the number of solid organ transplants being performed worldwide alongside improvements in long-term survival rates. However, the infrastructure at transplant centres has been unable to keep pace with the current volume of the transplant patient work load. These pressures on(More)
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