Rational Medication Use in Dementia
Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
University of Washington
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
Describe goals of medication use in dementia.
Recognize the challenges in stopping medications in individuals with dementia.
Participate in team-based approaches to rationale prescribing in cognitive impairment.
[From the Spring 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]