Author | Ethan O. Bryson, MD


Ketamine Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy

May 09, 2014


The authors review the clinical use of ketamine as the anesthetic induction agent in ECT and discuss the evidence that it augments antidepressant response and reduces cognitive adverse effects.

Anesthesia Advances Add to Patient Comfort in ECT

August 03, 2012


Here we discuss how advancements in anesthesia techniques and ECT procedures make ECT more comfortable and tolerable for patients.

Anesthesia Advances Add to Safety of ECT

January 05, 2012


Simple, standardized protocols ensure that ECT can be provided safely and comfortably in many facilities, with consistent anti-depressant results and a favorable adverse-effect profile.