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Change in neuroleptic prescribing practice

  • James P. Warner (a1), Richard Slade (a2) and Thomas R. E. Barnes (a3)
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Concerns about the use of high doses of neuroleptic medication prompted an audit of prescriptions of these drugs in a large psychiatric hospital. Following an initial audit in 1991 of 196 patients, a follow-up of 192 patients was undertaken in 1993. A significant reduction in levels of neuroleptic medication was found, although doses still tended to remain high.

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Change in neuroleptic prescribing practice

  • James P. Warner (a1), Richard Slade (a2) and Thomas R. E. Barnes (a3)
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