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Antipsychotics, other psychotropics, and the risk of death in patients with dementia: number needed to harm.

Authors
  • Maust, Donovan T
  • Kim, Hyungjin Myra
  • Seyfried, Lisa S
  • Chiang, Claire
  • Kavanagh, Janet
  • Schneider, Lon S
  • Kales, Helen C
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA Psychiatry
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
May 01, 2015
Volume
72
Issue
5
Pages
438–445
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.3018
PMID: 25786075
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The absolute effect of antipsychotics on mortality in elderly patients with dementia may be higher than previously reported and increases with dose.

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