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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) outpatient guide

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35200
Capital Health (N.S.). ECT Department of the Mental Health Program. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2013.
Pamphlet Number
1316
Available Online
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ECT is a treatment that uses a small electrical current to stimulate the brain to cause a seizure and is often used in cases of severe depression, mania, acute schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and other disorders. The side effects of shock therapy, how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect before, during and after the treatment is reviewed. This brochure was prepared to assist those having ECT on as an outpatient.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). ECT Department of the Mental Health Program
Alternate Title
ECT
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2013
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Depression - therapy
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Postoperative Care
Preoperative Care
Other Subjects
Electroconvulsive therapy
Postoperative care
Preoperative care
Specialty
Mental Health
Psychiatry
Abstract
ECT is a treatment that uses a small electrical current to stimulate the brain to cause a seizure and is often used in cases of severe depression, mania, acute schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and other disorders. The side effects of shock therapy, how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect before, during and after the treatment is reviewed. This brochure was prepared to assist those having ECT on as an outpatient.
Responsibility
ECT Department of the Mental Health Program
Pamphlet Number
1316

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) inpatient guide

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35201
Capital Health (N.S.). ECT Department of the Mental Health Program. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2013.
Pamphlet Number
1317
Available Online
View Pamphlet
ECT is a treatment that uses a small electrical current to stimulate the brain to cause a seizure and is often used in cases of severe depression, mania, acute schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and other disorders. The side effects of shock therapy, how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect before, during and after the treatment is reviewed.This brochure was prepared to assist those having ECT on as an inpatient.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). ECT Department of the Mental Health Program
Alternate Title
ECT
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2013
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Depression - therapy
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Postoperative Care
Preoperative Care
Other Subjects
Electroconvulsive therapy
Postoperative care
Preoperative care
Specialty
Mental Health
Psychiatry
Abstract
ECT is a treatment that uses a small electrical current to stimulate the brain to cause a seizure and is often used in cases of severe depression, mania, acute schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and other disorders. The side effects of shock therapy, how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect before, during and after the treatment is reviewed.This brochure was prepared to assist those having ECT on as an inpatient.
Responsibility
ECT Department of the Mental Health Program
Pamphlet Number
1317

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