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Author Kellner, Charles H., 1952- author.

Title Handbook of ECT : a guide to electroconvulsive therapy for practitioners / Charles H. Kellner
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 117 pages)
Contents Basic concepts of electroconvulsive therapy -- Patient selection and preparation for ECT -- ECT technique -- ECT treatment course -- Common adverse effects -- ECT service -- Special issues
Summary The Handbook of ECT covers all aspects of contemporary electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) practice. This concise yet informed text provides medical practitioners with both the theoretical background and practical knowledge to guide them in the practice of ECT. The text is filled with 'clinical pearls' from an expert practitioner which will be of great use to both new and seasoned practitioners of ECT. Each chapter is comprehensively referenced with the latest ECT research and clinical literature. Topics covered include research on mechanisms of action, patient selection by diagnosis, pre-procedural medical and laboratory evaluation, patient preparation in the ECT suite, stimulus dosing strategies, ECT anesthesia, clinical decision making and continuation/maintenance treatment strategies. This book will be of particular value for practicing psychiatrists, psychiatric residents and medical students rotating in psychiatry
Notes Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 04 Jan 2019)
Preceded by Brain stimulation in psychiatry / Charles H. Kellner. 2012
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Electroconvulsive therapy.
Electronics in psychiatry.
Magnetic brain stimulation.
Electric stimulation.
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Electric Stimulation
Electric stimulation
Electroconvulsive therapy
Electronics in psychiatry
Magnetic brain stimulation
Form Electronic book
Author Preceded by (work) Kellner, Charles H., 1952- Brain stimulation in psychiatry
ISBN 9781108242028