Psychotropic drug use in aged care facilities: a reflection of a systemic problem?

Ian Maddocks
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00091
Published online: 7 April 2014

To the Editor: Looi and Macfarlane have raised the important matter of inappropriate psychotropic drug use in residential aged care facilities (RACFs).1 Many other problems affect care in RACFs, including:

  • Ian Maddocks

  • Palliative Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.


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