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Estimating the benefits and harms of Z-drugs for people with dementia and sleep disorders

Project title: Estimating the benefits and harms of Z-drugs for people with dementia and sleep disorders

Call to action: 14/221 14/221 Z-drugs for sleep disturbance in people with dementia

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Christopher FoxORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Christopher FoxORCID logo

Contractor: University of East Anglia

Cost: £295,171.06

Co-investigators: Dr Ian MaidmentORCID logo, Dr Kathryn RichardsonORCID logo, Professor Antony ArthurORCID logo, Professor Christopher FoxORCID logo, Professor Clive BallardORCID logo, Professor Nicholas SteelORCID logo, Professor Robert HowardORCID logo, Professor Yoon LokeORCID logo.

Started: June 2016 | Status: Published January 2021

Z-drugs may increase fracture risk in people with dementia, but future research is needed to confirm these findings and to explore sleep management strategies for people with dementia.

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