Worst-Case Scenario of Sedative Overuse Becomes Reality for UK Family
Date: Jul 24th, 2013 2:18pm

Author:

Jennifer Severson

In a recent Daily Mail online article shared by @DemenShare_ on Twitter, we learned about a worst-case scenario when a UK hospital used sedatives to quiet a 76-year-old with dementia. Read "Dementia patient, 76, as given four sedatives 'to keep him quiet' which caused him to fall and die of a brain hemorrage" to learn more about how the overuse of antipsychotic drugs can be harmful to seniors living with dementia and Alzheimer's.

 

 

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