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Conditions Associated with Adverse Events Following Electroconvulsive Therapy

Specialty:

Psychiatry

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be associated with adverse events. There is no absolute contraindication to the procedure. However, the decision to administer therapy should be based on a careful evaluation of potential benefits and risks from the procedure versus the potential risks if the procedure is not performed.

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