The main themes of these articles were: epidemiological data on ect use from various countries retrospective studies, prospective studies and meta-analyses focusing on efficacy and cognitive side-effects of ect in schizophrenia ect technical parameters and potential biomarkers. Electroconvulsive therapy fight patients in the suicide group and four in the control group received ect during the index admission one patient from the suicide group and two from the control group were excluded having received ect mom than 3 months prior to the time of suicide/discharge. 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. Electroconvulsive therapy (ect), formerly known as shock therapy, is ‘a psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from mental disorders’, rudorfer, henry, and sackeim (2003. Axel nordenskjöld (2013): electroconvulsive therapy for depression örebro studies in medicine 85, 89p p aim: rate after continued electroconvulsive therapy-a retrospective chart review of patients with severe depression nord j psychiatry 2011 feb 65(1) :26-31 epub 2010 may 20.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ect) is associated with at least transient episodes of hypertension and tachycardia beta-blocking agents may be indicated to prevent cardiovascular complications and may shorten seizure duration. Continuation and maintenance electroconvulsive therapy (ect) are used to prevent relapse of depression after a successful course of index ect such a course of treatment is typically extended for as long as a year however, some patients seem to require longer courses of maintenance ect little is. The use of electroconvulsive therapy (ect) in the 18 years old population is a complex limited to a retrospective case design 3 randomization continues to be a difficult proposition kutcher and sachs m & madaan v electroconvulsive therapy in children and adolescents: brief overview and ethical issues 5.
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. Purpose: electroconvulsive therapy (ect) is an effective treatment for depression and schizophrenia however, there is a high rate of relapse after an initial response to ect, even with antidepressant or antipsychotic maintenance therapy. 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.
Due to the shortage of parenteral caffeine and sodium benzoate, patients were pretreated with caffeine citrate to increase therapeutic seizure duration during electroconvulsive therapy (ect) to date, no data are available on the use of caffeine citrate during ect this retrospective case series was. 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 in individuals with ptsd and major depression may significantly reduce the mortality risk in this challenging patient population a retrospective study conducted by. 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. 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.
Rehospitalization rate after continued electroconvulsive therapy—a retrospective chart review of patients with severe depression axel nordenskjöld, lars von knorring, ingemar engström nord j psychiatry downloaded from informahealthcarecom by university of uppsala on 03/09/12 nordenskjöld a, von knorring l, engström i rehospitalization rate after continued electroconvulsive therapy—a. 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. Retrospective chart review for patients with bipolar disorder who have been treated with electroconvulsive therapy retrospective chart review for child and adolescent patients who have been treated with electroconvulsive therapy back to top address and contact info.
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. Method: a retrospective case-control study over an eight-year period was conducted to investigate the adverse effects of a combined lithium/ect treatment thirty-one subjects with combined lithium/ect treatment were compared with a control group (ect only) of 135 cases matched for age and sex. Large retrospective clinical database of electroconvulsive therapy allows investigation of therapeutic effects associated with postictal suppression and anesthesia type. 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.