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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Deeks, Louise ; Cooper, Gabrielle ; Draper, Brian ; Kurrle, Susan ; GIBSON, Diane. / Dementia, medication and care transitions: the current Australian experience. In: International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2012 ; Vol. 20, No. Supplement 2. pp. 9-10.
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Dementia, medication and care transitions: the current Australian experience. / Deeks, Louise; Cooper, Gabrielle; Draper, Brian; Kurrle, Susan; GIBSON, Diane.

In: International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Vol. 20, No. Supplement 2, 2012, p. 9-10.

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