News archive - February 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Parkinson’s patients are over-prescribed antipsychotics

Doctor's prescription pad and medications.

Older adults in long-term care homes who have Parkinson’s disease (PD) are frequently prescribed antipsychotic medications without clear justification, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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