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Industry balks at drug report

Industry balks at drug report

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Skilled nursing leaders criticized a Human Rights Watch report on antipsychotics in February.

 Withering report on misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes overlooks industry efforts to improve, advocates say

Withering report on misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes overlooks industry efforts to improve, advocates say

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Those who care for the nation's seniors have been leaders in reducing the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications in skilled nursing settings, advocates said Monday in response to a scathing Human Rights Watch report on the drugs' misuse.