Simmons SF, Bonnett KR, Hollingsworth E, Kim J, Powers J, Habermann R, Newhouse P, Schlundt DG. Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use in Nursing Homes: A Qualitative Study of Nursing Staff Perceptions. The Gerontologist. 2018 Dec 13;58(58). e239-e250. PMID: 28575301 [PubMed]
The purpose of this study was to use qualitative methods to explore nursing home staff perceptions of antipsychotic medication use and identify both benefits and barriers to reducing inappropriate use from their perspective.