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Section 1: Indications for ECT

(1.1) Section 1: Indications for ECT

(1.2) Reflection

(1.3) Depression: the Royal College of Psychiatrists guidelines

(1.4) Depression: NICE recommendations

(1.5) Other indications for ECT

(1.6) How is treatment resistance defined?

(1.7) How does treatment resistance affect response to ECT?

(1.8) ECT for neuropsychiatric disorders

(1.9) Clinical vignette: ECT for depression

(1.10) Reflection: model answer

(1.11) Section 1: Recap

(1.12) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: The prescribing cycle

(2.1) Section 2: The prescribing cycle

(2.2) The prescribing cycle

(2.3) Initial electrode placement

(2.4) Initial electrode placement

(2.5) Factors affecting the decision on electrode placement

(2.6) Frequency and number of treatments

(2.7) Number of treatments

(2.8) Number of treatments

(2.9) When does ECT lack efficacy in a particular patient?

(2.10) Section 2: Recap

(2.11) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3: Informed consent

(3.1) Section 3: Informed consent

(3.2) Giving relevant information about ECT

(3.3) Capacity and consent

(3.4) The process of consent

(3.5) Likely benefits and risks

(3.6) Cognitive adverse effects of ECT

(3.7) Cognitive adverse effects of ECT

(3.8) The tolerability of a course of ECT

(3.9) Section 3: Recap

(3.10) Section 3: Summary

 

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