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ERIC Number: EJ505060
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0726-3864
Evaluation of an Interdisciplinary Review Committee Managing the Use of Psychotropic Medication with People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Jauernig, Roland; Hudson, Alan
Australia and New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities, v20 n1 p51-61 1995
This paper reports on the first two years of operation of an Interdisciplinary Review Committee managing the use of psychotropic medication in a training center for people with intellectual disabilities in Victoria (Australia). Clients (n=25) receiving medication to manage challenging behavior had daily doses of neuroleptic medication reduced by 43.9%. No client had a net medication increase. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia