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Inappropriate long-term use of antipsychotic drugs is common among people with dementia living in specialized care units

BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology201314:10

Received: 17 September 2012

Accepted: 4 February 2013

Published: 8 February 2013

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Original Submission
17 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Salvatore Amoroso
13 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - De Sarro Giovambattista
18 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Maria Gustafsson
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
8 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/2050-6511-14-10

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Authors’ Affiliations

Maria Gustafsson, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umeå University
Stig Karlsson, Department of Nursing, Umeå University
Hugo Lövheim, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umeå University