Too often, misperceptions caused by dementia are over-diagnosed as hallucinations. The result is millions of dollars in unnecessary, harsh antipsychotic prescriptions. Doctor G. Allen Power has fought this kind of over-medication for more than a decade. Watch Dr. Power's practical techniques for rising above this dangerous practice.
Dr. G. Allen Power is a board-certified internist, nursing-home practitioner, specialist geriatrician, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester, and an Eden Alternative Educator and Mentor.
For a decade, he has taken every opportunity to discuss the common over-use of medication in dementia. Watch him share memorable stories and helpful insights into delusions, hallucinations and misperceptions in dementia.
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