Richard E. Finlayson

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Rhabdomyolysis is a rarely reported complication of antipsychotic drug-induced dystonia. The history, signs, symptoms, and laboratory findings in such a case are reported. The pathogenetic mechanisms of the rhabdomyolysis and the treatment in this case are discussed. Physicians who prescribe these drugs are advised to be aware of this potentially serious(More)
Fifty adult patients with chronic pain and substance dependence were admitted to an inpatient unit for treatment of addiction without primary emphasis on treatment of pain. As a group they had received considerable medical attention for their pain, but relatively little for their addictions. When compared with a group of general medical patients, the study(More)
Fifty patients with chronic pain and substance dependence were admitted to the hospital for treatment of substance dependence. Sixteen patients left treatment prematurely and were noted to have been less flexible in seeking treatment options for relief of pain. Most patients experienced an improved sense of well-being with abstinence, but this was not(More)
as well as clinical purpose 13 and could even replace the majority of traditional outpatient appointments. A specialist who values this way of working told me: In this setting, because the doc and the nurse know the patient inside out, they can bring me up to speed really quickly, I can then go in and get to the meat of what matters to the patient very(More)
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