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Relative toxicity of analgesics commonly used for intentional self-poisoning: A study of case fatality based on fatal and non-fatal overdoses
Background: Analgesics are used most frequently in fatal and non-fatal medicinal self-poisonings. Knowledge about their relative toxicity in overdose is important for clinicians and regulatory agencies. Method(s): Using ...
Electroconvulsive therapy for treatment-resistant schizophrenia
Background: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) involves the induction of a seizure by the administration of an electrical stimulus via electrodes usually placed bilaterally on the scalp and was introduced as a treatment for ...
Evaluating the effects of the novel GLP-1 analogue liraglutide in Alzheimer's disease: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (ELAD study)
Background: Liraglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue currently approved for type 2 diabetes and obesity. Preclinical evidence in transgenic models of Alzheimer's disease suggests that liraglutide exerts ...
Recording and documenting consent of 8-12 year olds in an outpatient child and adolescent mental health service
The article reports that Derbyshire Healthcare National Health Service Foundation Trust outpatient child and adolescent mental health services examined their practice to determine whether they enabled children to be an ...
Value of witness observations in the differential diagnosis of transient loss of consciousness
OBJECTIVE: This retrospective study explores to what extent additional information from event witnesses provided using the novel 31-item Paroxysmal Event Observer (PEO) Questionnaire improves the differentiation among ...
Parkinson's-adapted cognitive stimulation therapy: feasibility and acceptability in Lewy body spectrum disorders
Background: Drug-based therapeutic approaches for Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) are moderately effective and not always tolerated. Tailoring psychosocial approaches in PDD and DLB ...