An audit of UK electroconvulsive therapy services has highlighted questions and controversy about its use
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) remains a controversial treatment. While practices are much changed from the 1950s and 60s, when it was used without anaesthetic and often without consent, there are still those who believe it should have no role in 21st century healthcare.
Nursing Standard. 37, 1, 42-45. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.1.42.s19
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