Krista Huybrechts, PhD, MS, and colleagues from Harvard Medical School / Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Rutgers University were featured in the Wall Street Journal, NPR and several other news media outlets for their latest research, published in the February 23, 2012 issue of the British Medical Journal. They investigated the link between individual antipsychotic agents and an increased risk of mortality in older nursing home residents.

WSJ: Not All Antipsychotics are the Same: Study

NPR: Older Antipsychotics Shouldn’t Be Used For Elderly

BMJ: Differential risk of death in older residents in nursing homes prescribed specific antipsychotic drugs: population based cohort study

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