Electroconvulsive therapy a retrospective
Poster presentation, continuation ect a retrospective and prospective study, ann meeting of the assoc for convulsive therapy, san francisco, ca 05/1993 directed student learning. Gender differences in electroconvulsive therapy: a retrospective chart review we sought a possible gender difference related to electroconvulsive therapy (ect) methods and thus had greater benefit from ect since this is a retrospective study, we do not have supportive data. There are few contraindications to electroconvulsive therapy and it is generally well tolerated however, electroconvulsive therapy in elderly patients with cardiac pacemakers in situ theoretically presents an increased risk of complications we undertook a retrospective audit of all patients who. Electroconvulsive therapy and cardiovascular complications in patients taking trazodone for insomnia journal of clinical psychiatry , 62 (2), 108-110 electroconvulsive therapy and cardiovascular complications in patients taking trazodone for insomnia.
Early readmission in patients after electroconvulsive therapy in a university hospital setting - a retrospective study electroconvulsive therapy (ect) is an effective treatment for major. Dr keith rasmussen is a psychiatrist in rochester, minnesota and is affiliated with mayo clinic he received his medical degree from virginia commonwealth university school of medicine and has. Today, electroconvulsive therapy is most likely to involve bilateral shock and muscle relaxants a side effect of ect is short term memory loss lithium appears to affect synaptic activity.
Impact of an oral theophylline loading dose pre-electroconvulsive therapy: a retrospective study in patients with missed or inadequate seizures j ect loading dose calculated to achieve a 10- to 15-mg/l plasma concentration when administered 15 hours before electroconvulsive therapy (ect. Electroconvulsive therapy in individuals with ptsd and major depression may significantly reduce the mortality risk in this challenging patient population a retrospective study conducted by. A retrospective chart-review of 420 records of patients with ocd seen in an ocd clinic in rio de janeiro, brazil, during the period between 1998 and 2013 was performed. This paper aims to review the available evidence for the use of clozapine and electroconvulsive therapy (ect) in combination methodology electronic searches were carried out to identify reports describing the combined use of clozapine and ect. Large retrospective clinical database of electroconvulsive therapy allows investigation of therapeutic effects associated with postictal suppression and anesthesia type.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ect) is an effective treatment modality with rapid improvement for patients with severe psychiatric disorders such as depression, mania, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. Hoyer c, kranaster l, janke c, sartorius a impact of the anesthetic agents ketamine, etomidate, thiopental, and propofol on seizure parameters and seizure quality in electroconvulsive therapy: a retrospective study. Hence, this retrospective study aimed to compare the effects of dexmedetomidine and esmolol on acute hemodynamic responses in patients undergoing ect materials and methods: the anesthesia records for 66 patients who underwent a total of 198 ect treatments performed between july 2009 and january 2010 were analyzed retrospectively. The data were collected as a corollary to another study “ect as an etiology of epilepsy – a retrospective study”[sup] files of all the patients aged 18 years and above receiving ect from april 1, 1990 to march 31, 1995, were selected for the study. A retrospective chart review was conducted of all patients who received ect at ridge meadows hospital in maple ridge, british columbia, between january 1997 and december 2003.
Electroconvulsive therapy a retrospective
A retrospective study reported in the journal of clinical psychiatry supports the effectiveness of electroconvulsive therapy (ect) as an adjunctive treatment for schizophrenia, and identifies. Electroconvulsive therapy in adolescents with intellectual disability and severe self-injurious behavior and aggression: a retrospective study european child and adolescent psychiatry , 22 (1), 55-62. Objective: to determine the clinical effectiveness and cognitive impact of electroconvulsive therapy (ect) in a large clinical sample of patients with schizophrenia and explore factors associated with treatment response and transient cognitive impairment. Title = long-term maintenance ect: a retrospective review of efficacy and cognitive outcome, abstract = continuation and maintenance electroconvulsive therapy (ect) are used to prevent relapse of depression after a successful course of index ect.
- Abstract in a retrospective chart review, we examined the effects of ketamine, an n-methyl-d-aspartate (nmda) receptor antagonist, as electroconvulsive therapy (ect) anaesthetic in patients suffering from therapy-resistant depression.
- Retrospective comparison of effectiveness of right unilateral ultra-brief pulse with brief pulse ect in older adults (over 65) with depression volume 28, issue 3 has electroconvulsive therapy use remained stable over time a decade of electroconvulsive therapy service provision in victoria, australia.
- Ect is an effective, but ignored, treatment of psychosis max fink, md from the department of psychiatry, state university of new york at stony brook, and.
Introduction electroconvulsive therapy (ect) is an effective treatment for some individuals with severe neuropsychiatric illness it is widely used to treat certain psychiatricdisorders, particularly major depression 1,2 ect involves applying a brief electrical pulse to the scalp after the patients are administered muscle relaxants and general anaesthesia 3 this pulse excites the brain. In a retrospective study of ect use during pregnancy by miller (1994), 28 of 300 cases (93%) reviewed from the literature from 1942 to 1991 reported complications associated with ect the most common complication found by this study is fetal cardiac arrhythmia. We performed a retrospective case-control study examining a five-year sample of involuntary ect courses and an age-, gender- and time-matched voluntary ect control sample results we examined 48 involuntary and 96 control voluntary ect courses. Re: etomidate and seizures there is a body of evidence that suggest that amidate when used in ect will actually prolong the seizure meaning that a larger electrical load is necessary to complete the ect.