Margred M. Capel

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Although the more recently introduced antipsychotic drugs are increasing in popularity, the pattern of symptomatology when taken in overdose is not well defined. We monitored all enquiries to the National Poisons Information Service, London (NPIS, London) concerning antipsychotic drugs over a 9-month period in 1997 and report our findings concerning four(More)
OBJECTIVES The majority of people would prefer to die at home and National Health Service policy aims to support this concept. This service evaluation compared the preferred and actual place of death of patients known to a specialist community palliative care service. DESIGN All deaths of patients (n=788) known to the specialist palliative care service(More)
We report the case of a 46-year-old male with a known diagnosis of metastatic malignant melanoma who presented with hyponatraemia. The report details the challenges we faced in identifying the cause of his hyponatraemia and in attempting to reverse his electrolyte disturbance.As his clinical condition deteriorated the focus of our management needed to(More)
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