Lisa M Mican

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and tolerability of aripiprazole use in child and adolescent psychiatric inpatients. This was a naturalistic, retrospective evaluation of the discharged patients treated with aripiprazole on the child and adolescent unit at the Austin State Hospital. To be included, patients had to be <18 years(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of olanzapine and risperidone on metabolic factors in children and adolescents admitted to an inpatient psychiatric hospital. METHODS The study was a retrospective chart review of hospitalized patients younger than 18 years of age treated with olanzapine or risperidone. Data collected from medical charts were analyzed to(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe and evaluate clinical outcomes of pharmacist consult service recommendations in an inpatient psychiatric setting. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Austin, TX, between September 1, 2005, and May 31, 2006. PATIENTS 105 patients receiving a pharmacy consult while admitted to the Austin State Hospital. INTERVENTION Completion of(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of intramuscular ziprasidone versus intramuscular (i.m.) olanzapine in treating aggression in youth. METHODS A retrospective chart review of 100 hospitalized patients less than 18 years of age treated with either i.m. ziprasidone or i.m. olanzapine for agitation or aggression was(More)
BACKGROUND At the Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX, a number of cases of neutropenia and leukopenia have been observed in children and adolescents who were treated with the combination of valproate and quetiapine. Use of this combination has raised concerns regarding an increased risk of hematologic toxicity. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence of(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated adherence to American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommendations for diabetes monitoring following an educational intervention for physicians in an inpatient psychiatric hospital. METHODS This retrospective chart review was conducted in an inpatient psychiatric institution from July 1, 2010-January 15, 2011. A total of 120(More)
INTRODUCTION Results from the Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness (CATIE) indicate that, with the exception of olanzapine, no substantial overall differences were identified between second generation antipsychotics (SGAs) and the first generation antipsychotic (FGA) perphenazine. METHODS This study evaluated the effect of CATIE on(More)
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