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December 01, 2010
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Expires January 01, 2017
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CME Activity

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Sample questions:
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If the electrical stimulus in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is not of sufficient intensity to cause a seizure, there have been reports of prolonged asystole requiring resuscitation. Premedication with which of the following classes of medications is recommended to decrease the likelihood of this occurrence?
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The most common dysrhythmia in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) patients is
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A blood pressure concern in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the management of blood pressure spikes that occur during treatments. Which of the following medication classes is recommended to reduce these spikes?