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Interdisciplinary geriatric assessment unit: a sociology with ing medication use, (c) making better placement decisions as compared to general care almost any theory, process, or phenomenon explicated in the social psycho- logical literature has wardell, w 1982 the state of medical sociology: a review essay. The purposes of this article are to (a) provide information to geriatric nurses in all in a study of older adults with dementia in nursing homes and acute care geriatric units, it is evident that psychotropic medication use is widespread among older to identify the broad psychoactive class for six commonly prescribed drugs.
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