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The dementia antipsychotic withdrawal trial (DART-AD): long-term follow-up of a randomised placebo-controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Data from 12-week placebo-controlled trials have led to mounting concerns about increased mortality in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) who are prescribed antipsychotics; however, there are no mortality data from long-term placebo-controlled trials. We aimed to assess whether continued treatment with antipsychotics in people with AD is associated with an increased risk of mortality. METHODS: Between October, 2001, and December, 2004, patients with AD who resided in care faci...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
Stroke and Geratology
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Author
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Journal:
Lancet. Neurology
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Pages:
151-157
Publication date:
2009-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4465
ISSN:
1474-4422
Source identifiers:
107997
Language:
English
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pubs:107997
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uuid:068ce601-ae18-4253-90f9-b0a3fa64a865
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pubs:107997
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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