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Dementia and risk of adverse warfarin-related events in the nursing home setting.

Tjia J, Field TS, Mazor KM, et al. The American journal of geriatric pharmacotherapy. 2012;10:323-30.

Dementia appeared to be an independent risk factor for medication errors among a cohort of geriatric nursing home patients who were prescribed the anticoagulant warfarin. Increased nursing staff time seemed to mitigate this risk.