Christy M. Day

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Deliberate drug overdose is a frequent occurrence in patients with schizophrenia. Typical antipsychotic medications can be lethal at doses 5 times the recommended therapeutic range. Clozapine, an atypical antipsychotic, can be toxic at doses 4 times a moderate dose. Little is known about the lethal effects of the novel antipsychotic risperidone, despite the(More)
Intestinal parasitism and its epidemiological characteristics were studied in an isolated Amerindian population from Upper Oyapock (French Guiana) that has retained its traditional social and cultural specificities. This population consisted of 138 Wayampi Indians, 68 adults and 70 children (below the age of 15 years), with a sex ratio (M/F) of 0.86, spread(More)
BACKGROUND Children with medical complexity have a high prevalence of sleep disorders. However, outpatient polysomnography to evaluate for these conditions may be difficult to perform because of lack of skilled nursing care. The aim of this study was to explore polysomnography indications in hospitalized children and assess its impact on patient care. (More)
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