Guidance on medication and learning disability behavioural problems
Country of origin: UK
Click for Full Details: www.ld-medication.bham.ac.ukThe University of Birmingham, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and MENCAP, have published the first national guideline on the use of psychotropic medication to manage behaviour problems among people aged 18+ with a learning disability. Aimed at all those who may prescribe for adults with a learning disability - including GPs, psychiatrists, pharmacists, nurses, and specialist psychiatrists ? the guidance advises that individual case-based prescribing and management options should be considered within an interdisciplinary forum.
Using Medication to Manage Behaviour Problems among Adults with a Learning Disability (Quick Reference Guide) is available online.
Click for Full Details: www.ld-medication.bham.ac.uk
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