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When Psychosis Isn’t the Diagnosis: A Toolkit for Reducing Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics in Long Term Care

Date: March 14, 2018
Filed under: Clear, Quality Improvement, Tools


This toolkit supports interventions to reduce the excessive use of antipsychotic medications in long term care homes. The content is derived from the Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics Toolkit developed by Alberta Health Services and adopted by Choosing Wisely Canada. It can be used by physicians, clinical services or care homes to help achieve reductions in antipsychotic prescribing.

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Name Barbara Liu
Title Executive Director, Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto
Name Deborah Brown-Farrell
Title Nurse Practitioner, Senior Friendly Team, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Organization Choosing Wisely Canada
Email info@ChoosingWiselyCanada.org