Hospitals Have Given Antipsychotics To Delirious Patients For Decades, But New Study Finds Few Benefits

By October 23, 2018 News No Comments

The drugs can have serious side effects, and there has been little research to determine whether they were actually effective. A new study calls into question their widespread use in hospitals. As many as one in four hospital patients become delirious, with the risk increasing for older patients and those who have had surgery.