Use of Lithium in Severe Acute Manic Episodes: Retrospective Prescription Practice From a Tertiary Inpatient Unit


Ozdemir A. , Poyraz C. , Poyraz B. Ç. , Saglam N. G. U. , Enginkaya S., Tomruk N.

JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE, vol.23, no.3, pp.167-172, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/pra.0000000000000226
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.167-172

Abstract

Objective: A retrospective chart review was performed to investigate the common preferences of clinicians for the pharmacological treatment of acute manic episodes, with particular regard to lithium use, and to assess the adherence of clinical practice to established guidelines.