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Published: 21 October 2020

288 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197517277

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The Benzodiazepines Crisis

Edited by John Peppin, Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Robert B. Raffa, and Steven L. Wright

  • Sounds the alarm against the overuse of benzodiazepines and calls for their more rational use
  • Describes the nuances of benzodiazepine withdrawal
  • Discusses the peripheral benzodiazepine receptor, a significant factor in withdrawal symptoms and patient outcomes
  • Examines usage and epidemiology of benzodiazepines among elderly patients

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