Administration of depot and long-acting antipsychotic injections
Crowley, John; White, Jacquie; Griffiths, Matt; Hardy, Sheila; Vincent, Mark; Voyce, Andrew
Dr Jacquie White Jacqueline.White@hull.ac.uk
Mental Health Strategy Lead (Student Services) and Reader (Faculty of Health Sciences)
The article discusses the use of intramuscular (IM) depot and long-acting injectable antipsychotic medication in treating patients with mental illnesses in Great Britain. It explains the need for healthcare professionals and service users to cooperate with each other to illustrate, educate and encourage good practices related to the administration of the injections. Healthcare professionals are advised to establish good communication to ensure consistent levels of care.
Crowley, J., White, J., Griffiths, M., Hardy, S., Vincent, M., & Voyce, A. (2008). Administration of depot and long-acting antipsychotic injections. Mental health practice, 12(2 (supplement)), 1-12
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Journal||Mental health practice|
|Publisher||RCN Publishing (RCNi)|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
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