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Term: Benzodiazepine Prescribing for Residents of Personal Care Homes (PCH)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2014-05-21


The percent of PCH residents 75 and older who had at least two prescriptions for benzodiazepines (ATC codes N05BA, N05CD, N05CF, and N03AE01) or at least one prescription for benzodiazepines with a greater than 30 day supply dispensed. PCHs with hospital-based pharmacies are excluded from this analysis as their prescription data were unavailable.

For more information, see the Benzodiazepine Use concept.

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  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Bailly A, Allegro E. The 2013 RHA Indicators Atlas. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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