Trivia: How Often Should You Screen for Tardive Dyskinesia?
After prescribing an antipsychotic, clinicians should regularly conduct an Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) exam, or at least a brief screen, to monitor patients for tardive dyskinesia.
How often should a screening be performed after initiation of treatment?
A. At least every 3 months thereafter (every month for patients >50 years of age)
B. At least every 4 months thereafter (every 2 months for patients >50 years of age)
C. At least every 6 months thereafter (every 3 months for patients >50 years of age)
D. At least every 12 months thereafter (every 6 months for patients >50 years of age)
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