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  1. Changes in antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes during implementation of the OBRA-87 regulations.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives.-To describe the changes in antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes during the period surrounding the implementation of federal legislation designed to reduce unnecessary use (the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 [OBRA-87]) and to identify nursing home characteristics associated with such changes.

    Design.-Longitudinal study of 9432 Tennessee Medicaid enrollees 65 years of age or older who continuously resided in Tennessee from April 1, 1989, to September 30, 1991, a 30-month period surrounding implementation of OBRA-87.

    Main Outcome Measures.

    Changes in the use of antipsychotic and other psychotropic drugs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Chimiothérapie, Psychotrope, Neuroleptique, Etablissement troisième âge, Indication, Consommation, Régulation, Etats Unis, OBRA-87, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Chemotherapy, Psychotropic, Neuroleptic, Homes for the aged, Indication, Consumption, Regulation(control), United States, Human, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0227189

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.