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Psychiatric rehabilitation assessment is the first phase of the psychiatric rehabilitation process. The psychiatric rehabilitation process itself varies greatly in terms of its formality, specificity, and documentation. At its most generic level, the practice of psychiatric rehabilitation involves consumers figuring out the residential, vocational,… (More)
Fractures of the neck of the phalanx of the finger are uncommon, but problematic, injuries in children. Displaced fractures may heal with malunion leading to loss of movement or angular deformity. Remodelling of the phalangeal neck is reported to be minimal because of the distance of the fracture from the physis. We report three displaced fractures in two… (More)
While highly efficacious for affective disorders, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is sometimes accompanied by troublesome although temporary cognitive dysfunction. We speculated that the efficacy of ECT can be separated from its cognitive dysfunction by administration of nimodipine, a calcium channel blocker that crosses the blood-brain barrier and has… (More)
Seizures have many causes, and physicians should try not to be shortsighted when an apparent cause seems to leap out. The key is being receptive to the fact that a less obvious source of seizures may exist. In this case, new-onset seizures believed consistent with illicit drug use proved to have an infectious cause.