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Psychotropic medication use among nursing home residents in Austria: a cross-sectional study

Eva Mann1, Sascha Köpke2, Burkhard Haastert3, Kaisu Pitkälä4 and Gabriele Meyer5*

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1 General practice and Institute for Health Services Research, Rankweil, Austria

2 Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

3 mediStatistica, Neuenrade, Germany

4 Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

5 Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten/Herdecke, Witten, Germany

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BMC Geriatrics 2009, 9:18  doi:10.1186/1471-2318-9-18

Published: 21 May 2009

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Table 4. Characteristics associated with prescription of antipsychotic, anxiolytic, hypnotic and antidepressant medication.

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