Risperidone: a useful adjunct for behavioural disturbance in primary cerebral tumours

Lee, M.; Leng, M.; Tiernan, E.
May 2001
Palliative Medicine;May2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p255
Academic Journal
Examines the of patients with primary brain tumors who were administered with risperidone to treat behavioral disturbances. Clinical manifestations; Dosage and administration; Efficacy of the drug as a second line agent.


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