Country: New Zealand
- Is it NICE to monitor lithium routinely?Andrew McKean
Hillmorton Hospital, Private Bag 4733, Christchurch, New Zealand
N Z Med J 125:50-4. 2012..Lithium has a narrow and well described therapeutic range...
- Off-label use of atypical antipsychotics: cause for concern?Andrew McKean
Pharmacy Department, The Princess Margaret Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
CNS Drugs 26:383-90. 2012....
- Prescribing and monitoring clozapine in ChristchurchAndrew McKean
Pharmacy Department, Hillmorton Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
Australas Psychiatry 16:263-7. 2008..The aim of the study was to identify the pattern of usage of clozapine in Christchurch, New Zealand, including daily dose, indication and use of drug concentration monitoring...
- Indications of atypical antipsychotics in the elderlyAndrew McKean
Hillmorton Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 8:5-7. 2015..It is recommended that whenever AAPs are used off-label, a review date is identified, informed consent is obtained and treatment and side-effects are closely monitored. ..
- Off-label use of atypical antipsychotic medications in Canterbury, New ZealandErik Monasterio
University of Otago and Hillmorton Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
N Z Med J 124:24-9. 2011..To estimate the frequency and characteristics of "off-label" use of atypical antipsychotic medications (AAPs) by psychiatrists in Canterbury, New Zealand...