Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Herb Kohl of Wisconsin and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut filed an amendment to the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act yesterday in the United States Senate, “intended to empower (nursing home) residents and their loved ones in the decisions about the drugs prescribed for them.” The amendment calls for education regarding non-pharmacological interventions along with possible risks and side effects of medication.
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