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Effects of psychotropic drugs on the ECG

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
3.09.00  Medical sciences  Psychiatry   

Code Science Field
B650  Biomedical sciences  Psychiatry, clinical psychology, psychosomatics 
Keywords
antipsychotics, antidepressants, cardiovascular system, ECG
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Researchers (4)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  18964  MSc Urban Groleger  Psychiatry  Researcher  2003 - 2005  136 
2.  09184  PhD Marga Kocmur  Psychiatry  Head  2003 - 2005  168 
3.  12479  PhD Virginija Novak Grubič  Psychiatry  Researcher  2003 - 2005  84 
4.  20415  PhD Brigita Novak Šarotar  Psychiatry  Junior researcher  2003 - 2005  160 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  1620  University Psyhiatric Hospital  Ljubljana - Polje  1191004000  3,485 
Abstract
Aim of the study is to evaluate effects of psychotropic drugs on the cardiovascular system and on the electrocardiogram (ECG) and its clinical relevance in psychiatric patients.Many antipsychotics and antidepressants have the potential for causing orthostatic hypotension, changes in the T vave on ECG and the elongation of QT interval. We will evaluate adverse effetcs of most frequently prescibed drugs.
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