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Specific antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in elderly dementia patients

The Harvard Medical School study, the largest ever undertaken among US nursing home residents, looked at 75,445 older nursing home residents from 45 US states between 2001 and 2005. All nursing home residents studied were 65 and over. Risks of mortality were looked at during a six month period.

The US Food and Drug… Specific antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in elderly dementia patients   



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