Dementia patients may be prescribed medication for dementia or for their co-morbidities. Problems with activities of daily living, a decreased capacity for decision making, confusion, disorientation, communication problems and reliance on carers (paid or family) make managing medication challenging for this group.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||International Journal of Pharmacy Practice|
|Issue number||Supplement 2|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
Deeks, L., Cooper, G., Draper, B., Kurrle, S., & GIBSON, D. (2012). Dementia, medication and care transitions: the current Australian experience. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 20(Supplement 2), 9-10.