Sep 15, 2018 - As part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly Project, a Canadian team consisting of two family physicians, one geriatric psychiatrist, two geriatricians, and four pharmacists has provided recommendations to guide physicians in deprescribing antipsychotics for behavioral and ...
American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines
Aug 15, 2018 - None of the medications in this systematic review prevented or delayed cognitive decline, cognitive impairment, or dementia.
American Family Physician : POEMs
Apr 1, 2019 - What is the best way for family physicians to determine prognosis and applicability of palliative care for patients with dementia?
American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation
Jan 1, 2019 - Methylphenidate may improve apathy in select patients with AD (mean difference [MD] = –4.99 on the apathy evaluation scale; 95% confidence interval [CI], –9.55 to –0.43), although the clinical significance associated with these findings remains unclear and the evidence is considered low...
American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians
Apr 1, 2018 - Physicians should consider not using antipsychotics in patients with dementia. Patients with dementia, including Alzheimer disease, who are treated with antipsychotics for any length of time have a higher mortality rate than those not taking antipsychotics.
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