During the moderate and late stages of dementia,
patients experience behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, such as agitation, psychosis, and aggression.
Behavioral side effects associated with antiepileptic drugs frequently are overlooked, but are an
Published by the American Psychiatric Association in May 2013,
this clinical resource is a guide for practitioners in establishing
diagnoses, requesting reimbursement, and—for researchers—investigating
and evaluating statistical health outcomes.
This article will focus primarily on
the interpretation of urinalysis and subsequent urine culture in the
diagnosis and treatment of UTIs.
Low plasma sodium levels may be induced by psychogenic polydipsia.
There is a clear relationship between infection and neuropsychiatric symptom exacerbation.
Concomitant use of these drugs may exacerbate bleeding risk.