Stanley P. Oakley, MD

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Articles

Is ECT Appropriate in Old-Old Patients?

January 01, 2001

More patients are reaching the old-old demographic-those age 75 and above-with psychiatric conditions such as treatment-resistant depression. Research has shown that with some careful screening and precautions, ECT is a safe, effective treatment option for these patients.