A total of 252 infusions of chlorimipramine were performed on 12 patients with refractory depression. It is suggested that the intravenous route of administration is safe and effective. It may, in fact, be the preferred route when the oral route of administration is not available.
A series of forms has been developed by staff at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Seattle in response to a Washington state law requiring that patients give informed consent to treatment. The forms, which describe the nature of the treatment and possible risks and benefits, follow four models: a single consent form that meets all the needs of a… (More)