The Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Recommendations for Treatment, Training, and Privileging (A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association) / Edition 2

The Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Recommendations for Treatment, Training, and Privileging (A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association) / Edition 2

by American Psychiatric Association, Richard D. Weiner, C. Edward Coffey
     
 

The updated format and content of this second edition make it a remarkably practical guide for the safe and effective use of ECT. Its chapters closely integrate recommendations with their justifications, making the material easy to read, understand, and use.

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The updated format and content of this second edition make it a remarkably practical guide for the safe and effective use of ECT. Its chapters closely integrate recommendations with their justifications, making the material easy to read, understand, and use.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890422069
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
585,660
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Indications for ECT use. Medical conditions associated with substantial risk. Use of ECT in special populations. Adverse effects. Pre-ECT evaluation. Use of medications during the ECT course. Consent for ECT. Staffing. Location, equipment, and supplies. Treatment procedures. Evaluation of outcome. Treatment following completion of the index ECT course. Documentation. Education and training in ECT. Privilege in ECT. Appendix A: Individuals and groups providing input to the document revision process. Appendix B: Sample ECT consent documents. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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