Have an "Exit Plan" for Antipsychotics in Dementia Patients
Questions continue to come up about how to treat agitation or psychosis in patients with dementia.
About one in 6 nursing home residents take an antipsychotic.
But benefits are small at best. Plus, there's one more death for every 50 to 100 dementia patients on an atypical for 8 to 12 weeks.