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Duration of Treatment

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

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The table below summarizes the experts’ recommendations concerning optimal and longest acceptable follow-up intervals when monitoring elderly patients who are receiving antipsychotics. Note that the intervals listed in the table are based on the median of the respondents’ write-in answers (see Survey Question 37). The editors note that there was a high level of agreement between the psychiatrists and the geriatric internists/family physicians who completed this question.’ ‹


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Volume: 65

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