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ECT clinics are below standard

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7076.247d (Published 25 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:247
  1. Jacuqi Wise
  1. BMJ

    An audit of 53 clinics that carry out electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in England and Wales shows that 70% are below standard.

    The research, carried out by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and presented at its winter meeting in London this week, found that 16 clinics were rated as good or exemplary, 26 as deficient in some area …

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