Dementia, medication and care transitions: the current Australian experience

Louise Deeks, Gabrielle Cooper, Brian Draper, Susan Kurrle, Diane GIBSON

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-10
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Pharmacy Practice
Volume20
Issue numberSupplement 2
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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