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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Wagner, KJ; Möllenberg, O; Rentrop, M; Werner, C; Kochs, EF 
Titel:
Guide to anaesthetic selection for electroconvulsive therapy. 
Abstract:
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is used in the treatment of severe psychiatric disorders. It involves the induction of a seizure for therapeutic purposes by the administration of a variable-frequency electrical stimulus via electrodes applied to the scalp. The original application of ECT in non-anaesthetised patients resulted in many traumatic effects and was replaced, in the early 1960s, with a modified ECT regimen that used anaesthesia with neuromuscular blockade. This remains the worldwide st...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
CNS Drugs 
Jahr:
2005 
Band / Volume:
19 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
745-58 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1172-7047 
TUM Einrichtung:
sthesiologie; r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie