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[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Older people wrongly given sedative drugs - doctor. (29 Jul 2016)

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Older people in hospitals and nursing homes continue to be given inappropriately powerful sedative drugs in order to control their behaviour. Chemical restraint and misuse of psychoactive drugs is a violation of personal and bodily integrity and a breach of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights......

Item Type:News
Date:29 July 2016
Subjects:B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
T Demographic characteristics > Elderly / Older person
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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