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A study of the prescription and administration of sedative PRN medication to older adults at a secure hospital.

Authors
  • Haw, Camilla
  • Wolstencroft, Lindsey
Type
Published Article
Journal
International psychogeriatrics / IPA
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2014
Volume
26
Issue
6
Pages
943–951
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610214000179
PMID: 24565334
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Prospective studies of PRN prescription and administration are needed to better understand the reasons underpinning its use and to gain objective data upon its effectiveness or otherwise in this vulnerable patient group.

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