Antipsychotics, other psychotropics, and the risk of death in patients with dementia: number needed to harm.
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor2Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan3Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Department of Psychiatry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
- Published Article
American Medical Association
- Publication Date
May 01, 2015
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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