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Electroshock Treatment: Two Novel Problems
RALPH N. WHARTON
Am J Psychiatry 1968;125:397-398.
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New York State Psychiatric Institute, 722 W. 168th St., New York, N. Y. 10032

1968-69, American Psychiatric Association

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The use of EST on two depressed patients with unusual medical complications is reviewed. The author concludes that this therapy should not be used when a diagnosis of hyperkaliemia and periodic paralysis is made. However, EST is judged safe for elderly patients with epicardial pacemakers; in fact, a pacemaker may be helpful in such cases.

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