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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 Fox
Lead Author: Professor Christopher Fox
Contractor: University of East Anglia
Co-investigators: Dr Ian Maidment, Dr Kathryn Richardson, Professor Antony Arthur, Professor Christopher Fox, Professor Clive Ballard, Professor Nicholas Steel, Professor Robert Howard, Professor Yoon Loke.
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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