Neuroleptic drug therapy in older adults newly admitted to nursing homes: incidence, dose, and specialist contact.

@article{Bronskill2004NeurolepticDT,
  title={Neuroleptic drug therapy in older adults newly admitted to nursing homes: incidence, dose, and specialist contact.},
  author={Susan E Bronskill and Geoffrey M. Anderson and Kathy Sykora and Walter P Wodchis and Sudeep S. Gill and Kenneth I Shulman and Paula Rochon},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={749-55}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the incidence and dose of neuroleptic drug therapy newly dispensed for behavioral disorders to older adults admitted to nursing homes and to determine whether this use is associated with patient characteristics and contact with specialists. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study using administrative data from a comprehensive and universal drug program. SETTING All licensed nursing homes in Ontario, Canada. PARTICIPANTS All 19,780 adults aged 66 and older who had no… CONTINUE READING

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