Auditing electroconvulsive therapy

  title={Auditing electroconvulsive therapy},
  author={Richard Duffet and Paul Lelliott},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={401 - 405}
Background This is the third large-scale audit in the past 20 years and compares the practice of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in England and Wales with the standards derived from the Royal College of Psychiatrists' 2nd ECT handbook. Method Facilities, equipment, practice, personnel and training were systematically evaluated during visits to all ECT clinics in the former North East Thames and East Anglia regions and Wales. All other English ECT clinics were surveyed with a postal… 

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