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OASIS STUDY

Antipsychotic drugs are known to have a number of severe side-effects, but they carry even greater risks for the elderly and those diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Unfortunately, antipsychotic drugs continue to be used as first-line treatments for the control of challenging behaviors in elderly patients.

2015 study in JAMA Psychiatry found that elderly patients prescribed

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2017-08-28T18:34:33-06:00June 23rd, 2017|

Long Term Care Facilities

Long Term Care Facilities (LTCFs) which include nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities, provide medical and personal care services to people who are unable to manage independently in the community. Over 5 million Americans are admitted to or reside in LTCFs each year.

Data about infections in LTCFs are limited, but it has

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2017-09-01T19:22:32-06:00June 23rd, 2017|