QT Prolongation and AntidepressantsMarch 26th 2018
In the past decade, the effects of antidepressants on the QT interval and the subsequent risk of cardiac arrhythmias have become a notable concern. When the FDA released a drug safety communication about the risk of abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart with citalopram, providers learned to consider this risk as not only an adverse effect of a specific medication, but also the consequence of drug-drug interactions.
What’s in a Name? Name Changes for Subspecialty and the Academy of Psychosomatic MedicineMarch 20th 2018
The name of the subspecialty Psychosomatic Medicine has become Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. And the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine has changed its name to the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Here's why.