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Schizophrenia: Practical prescribing of antipsychotics

Haygarth, Lynn and Hemingway, Steve (2018) Schizophrenia: Practical prescribing of antipsychotics. Nurse Prescribing, 16 (2). pp. 64-70. ISSN 1479-9189

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Abstract

Schizophrenia is commonly treated with antipsychotics. This article presents a major overview of prescribing antipsychotic for the non-medical prescriber. The prescribing of first- and second generation antipsychotics is considered together with the formulation and side effects. Both the evidence-base for prescribing, and the pharmacology are considered with particular reference to side effects and patient choice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Schizophrenia, antipsychotics, non-medical prescribing
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Sally Hughes
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2017 09:30
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2018 13:00
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/34120

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