VOLUME 65   2004   SUPPLEMENT 2

Using antipsychotic agents in older patients

4 Expert Consensus Panel.
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5 Introduction: Methods, Commentary, and Summary.
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Guidelines

20 Guideline Organization and Key Terms.
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I. INDICATIONS FOR USING ANTIPSYCHOTICS IN OLDER PATIENTS

21 Guideline 1: Indications for Antipsychotics.

II. DIAGNOSIS, MEDICATION SELECTION, AND DOSING FOR SPECIFIC INDICATIONS

22 Guideline 2: Delirium.

23 Guideline 3: Dementia.

25 Guideline 4: Schizophrenia.

26 Guideline 5: Delusional Disorder.

27 Guideline 6: Nonpsychotic Major Depressive Disorder.

29 Guideline 7: Psychotic Major Depressive Disorder.

30 Guideline 8: Mania (Bipolar I Disorder).

32 Guideline 9: Panic Disorder.

33 Guideline 10: Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

34 Guideline 11: Hypochondriasis.

35 Guideline 12: Selecting Treatments for Other Indications.

III. DURATION OF TREATMENT

36 Guideline 13: Frequency of Follow-Up Monitoring for Patients on Antipsychotics.

37 Guideline 14: Duration of Antipsychotic Treatment.

IV. COMPLICATING CONDITIONS THAT INFLUENCE TREATMENT SELECTION AND DOSING

38 Guideline 15: Selecting Antipsychotics for a Patient With a Complicating Condition.

V. DRUG-DRUG INTERACTIONS AND SIDE EFFECTS

40 Guideline 16: Combining Medications in Older Patients.

41 Guideline 17: Selecting Antipsychotics for a Patient With a History of Side Effects.

SURVEY RESULTS

42 Expert Survey Results and Guideline References.
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CME section

100 Commentary: Expert Consensus Guidelines for Using Antipsychotic Agents in Older Patients.
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103 CME Posttest.
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105 CME Registration Form.
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