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One Pill Makes You Taller, the Other Makes You Small – The Over-use of Anti-Psychotics in Nursing Homes

This series is intended to help Key therapists deal with the changes that are likely with the new Medicare push to reduce the amount of anti-psychotic medications in nursing homes. Estimates of rates of use range from 27% to 40%. This sounds high, but consider what anti-psychotics were designed for…can you guess? Right, treating psychosis!

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