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Neuroleptic induced sudden death--a case report and critical review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7776868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case report illustrates possible pathophysiological mechanisms of sudden death in psychiatric patients. Difficulties with the tendency to implicate phenothiazines as the cause of death are discussed in light of evidence that the death investigation and autopsy are often incomplete. Some suggestions are made to reduce the risk of a fatal outcome following a violent incident.
M Dolan; C Boyd; G Shetty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicine, science, and the law     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0025-8024     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Sci Law     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-07-11     Completed Date:  1995-07-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400721     Medline TA:  Med Sci Law     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  169-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ashworth Hospital, Liverpool.
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MeSH Terms
Death, Sudden / etiology*,  pathology
Phenothiazines / adverse effects*,  pharmacology
Schizophrenia / drug therapy*
Violence / psychology*
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