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Diagnostic Criteria of Levenson for the Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) using the criteria of Levenson.

Specialty:

Psychiatry
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, adverse effects

ICD-10:

G21.0, T43

Description:

Levenson reported criteria for making the diagnosis of the neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS). The author is from Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.

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