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Over-Medication of Virginia Nursing Home Residents

The over-medication of nursing home patients is a major problem. By overmedication, I don’t mean too many pills for various acute or chronic conditions – but rather, whether patients are given too much of a medication such that their behavior was altered, or their behavior subdued. Think overdose. Think somnolent, sleepy, not easy to awake, “out of it,”

Lauren Ellerman
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