An international consensus study of neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnostic criteria using the Delphi method.

@article{Gurrera2011AnIC,
  title={An international consensus study of neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnostic criteria using the Delphi method.},
  author={Ronald J Gurrera and Stanley N Caroff and Abigail Cohen and Brendan Carroll and Francis Deroos and Andrew Francis and Steven Frucht and Sanjay Gupta and James L. Levenson and Ahsan Mahmood and Stephan Mann and Michael A. Policastro and Patricia I Rosebush and Henrietta Kotlus Rosenberg and Perminder S. Sachdev and Julian N. Trollor and Varadaraj R. Velamoor and Charles B. Watson and Jayne R Wilkinson},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 9},
  pages={
          1222-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The lack of generally accepted diagnostic criteria for neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) impedes research and clinical management of patients receiving antipsychotic medications. The purpose of this study was to develop NMS diagnostic criteria reflecting a broad consensus among clinical knowledge experts, represented by an international multispecialty physician panel. PARTICIPANTS Eleven psychiatrists, 2 neurologists, 2 anesthesiologists, and 2 emergency medicine specialists… CONTINUE READING
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