Evidence-Based Use of Antipsychotics: A Quick “How To”

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How can you apply the framework and philosophy of evidence-based medicine to the use of antipsychotic medication?

Here to discuss is Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH. Dr Citrome is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College in Valhalla. He is a scheduled speaker at this year’s US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress in Las Vegas.

Here is a brief summary of some of the points Dr Citrome makes in his 5-minute audio presentation:

•Evidence-based medicine is not cookbook medicine. It means pairing your clinical judgment with the relevant scientific evidence and including your patients’ values and preferences into making a decision for your patient. It’s about individualizing therapy.

by Leslie L. Citrome, Psychiatric Times

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