Limit Antipsychotics to Patients With Delirium Plus Severe Agitation

You may see LESS use of antipsychotics for delirium.

We know not to use antipsychotics to PREVENT delirium.

Now new evidence suggests haloperidol or ziprasidone is not effective for TREATING delirium in ICU patients.

Get concise advice on drug therapy, plus unlimited access to CE

Hospital Pharmacist's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote