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Is Over-medication a Problem In Your Loved One's Nursing Home?

...Anti-psychotics were frequently prescribed when people had dementia. For some, a light dose may have been just the right thing, but one medication doesn't suit all elder issues. Gradually, nursing homes came under more intense scrutiny for safety and most states put strict guidelines in place about hygiene, restraints and, of course, medications for the convenience of the staff.

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