Concept: Benzodiazepine Use / Benzodiazepine Dispensations

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Last Updated: 2020-05-20


Methods of Identifying Benzodiazepines - ATC Codes and Generic Drug Names

1. Fransoo et al. (2009) and Martens (2010)

2. Fransoo et al. (2013), Katz et al. (2014), Katz et al. (2019), and Fransoo et al. (2019)

Indicators for Measuring Benzodiazepine Use

1. Benzodiazepine Prescribing/Dispensations for Community-Dwelling Seniors (Adults 75 Years and Older)

2. Benzodiazepine Prescribing/Dispensations for Residents of Personal Care Homes (PCH)


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