antipsychotic drugs, neuroleptics, conventional, atypicals
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Am J Psychiatry. 2007 Oct;164(10):1568-76; quiz 1623 Cohorts
IN dementia, associated agitation or delirium The Use of
antipsychotic drugs, neuroleptics, conventional, atypicals
As Treatment, Acute
Is worse Than
psychiatric nonantipsychotic drugs
To increased mortality: 22.6%-29.1% with antipsychotics VS 14.6% with nonantipsychotics