Letters Antipsychotics and venous thrombosis

How do the data change practice decisions in long term care?

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5630 (Published 13 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5630
  1. Patrick Quail, medical director
  1. 1Intercare Corporate Group, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2H 1M9
  1. quail{at}ucalgary.ca

To put this into context,1 treatment with antipsychotics would result in 10 more deep vein thromboses a year per 10 000 patients 65 and older. In my centres, …

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