Reducing inappropriate use of antipsychotics – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

pillsChoosing Wisely Canada is a campaign headed by the Canadian Medical Association and the University of Toronto to help clinicians and patients engage in conversation about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures. They recently created a toolkit to support interventions to reduce the excessive use of antipsychotic medication administration in long term care.pills

Its content is derived from a similar toolkit created by  Alberta Health Services. The toolkit is intended for physician groups, clinical services or organizations to help reduce antipsychotic prescribing.

This resource can be accessed here:

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