Despite the controversy surrounding the procedure, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) remains an effective treatment for certain mental disorders among the elderly. This article introduces certain issues that physicians should consider and deal with effectively to ensure proper treatment and optimal results for patients.
Finlayson, Richard E.
"Informed Consent for Electroconvulsive Therapy,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
4, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol1/iss4/12