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Use of hypnotic drugs in a learning disabilities hospital

  • Y. Kon (a1), M. Jackson (a2), R. Banerjee (a2), B. Robertshaw (a2) and F. Dunne (a3)...
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A one-day audit in a learning disabilities hospital revealed 15 patients (9.4% of the hospital population) on hypnotic medication. Guidelines were then developed for the use of hypnotic drugs. An audit of hypnotic drug usage was repeated for the 12-month period of 1994 which revealed that five patients were started on hypnotics.

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Use of hypnotic drugs in a learning disabilities hospital

  • Y. Kon (a1), M. Jackson (a2), R. Banerjee (a2), B. Robertshaw (a2) and F. Dunne (a3)...
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