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In the News (Fri 24 May 19)

  
  Shock Therapy -- Shock Treatment it's not good for the brain
The pamphlet which was supplied to the public from six State operated shock facilities, the Guardianship and Administration Board, the Office of the Public Advocate and elsewhere, contained false and misleading information which served to recklessly misguide the most vunerable members of the community, and their family and friends.
SHOCK treatment may have contributed to the sudden death of a psychiatric patient at Graylands Hospital.
ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy), sometimes called shock therapy or electroshock treatment is often prescribed by psychiatrists for use on psychiatric patients.
www.banshock.org   (1635 words)

  
  shock wave therapy | extracorporeal shock wave therapy
The device used for extracorporeal shock wave therapy is very similar to the one currently used in non-surgical treatment of kidney and gall-bladder stones.
The effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy was recently described in a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in New Orleans on February 8, 2001 (http://www.acfas.org/prshckwavthera.
Amazingly, normal-weight and moderately obese patients reported that their chronic-plantar-fasciitis pain had dropped to zero the day after shock wave therapy (pain was rated on a scale from zero to five, with five representing the most intense-possible discomfort), and even severely obese individuals detected a drop-off in pain.
www.sportsinjurybulletin.com /archive/1048-shock-wave-therapy.htm   (1184 words)

  
  Science Fair Projects - Shock therapy
Shock therapy is the deliberate and controlled induction of some form of physiological shock in an individual for the purpose of psychiatric treatment.
Although once common, with advances in psychiatric drugs shock therapy is now reserved for only severe cases of depression and bipolar disorder that do not respond to talk therapy or drug-based treatment.
Insulin shock therapy involves injecting a patient with massive amounts of insulin, which causes convulsions and coma.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Shock_therapy   (531 words)

  
 Poland Shock Therapy Free Market System
During the times of shock therapy, the communists were taken out of the government but communism was not taken out of the people.
The proponents of shock therapy, generally the Civic Platform, seem oblivious to both the attitudes and plight of the marginalized..
The process of shock therapy will not be complete until the free market thinkers and the business community show the people what it is all about by showing them the benefits that they have now that came from the process.
www.masterpage.com.pl /outlook/200611/shocktherapy.html   (1404 words)

  
 Shock Therapy
Another reason shocks and struts are generally difficult to sell is the fact that many motorists don’t appreciate the importance of ride control and how it affects driving, handling and braking safety.
Shocks and struts should be replaced when they no longer provide adequate ride control or fail to meet the driver’s expectations.
Popular upgrades include high-pressure gas shocks and struts with firmer or adjustable valving; shorter, stiffer springs to lower the center of gravity; stiffer sway bars to keep the body flat; and firmer suspension bushings to reduce suspension compliance.
www.tirereview.com /?type=art&id=6271   (1921 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Shock therapy is the deliberate and controlled induction of some form or state of shock for the purpose of psychiatric treatment.
Shock therapy attempts to produce this state artificially and under controlled conditions, on the premise that states of shock can induce improvement in the patient's mental state once the patient recovers.
Electroconvulsive therapy is the only type of shock therapy still practiced in the 21st century, though highly controversial and intended to be mainly restricted to severe cases of depression and bipolar disorder which have not responded to other kinds of therapies.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=shock_therapy   (1156 words)

  
 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shock therapy is the deliberate and controlled induction of some form or state of shock for the purpose of psychiatric treatment.
Shock therapy attempts to produce this state artificially and under controlled conditions, on the premise that states of shock can induce improvement in the patient's mental state once the patient recovers.
Electroconvulsive therapy is the only type of shock therapy still practiced in the 21st century, though highly controversial and intended to be mainly restricted to severe cases of depression and bipolar disorder which have not responded to other kinds of therapies.
www.timesdaily.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=shock_therapy   (1191 words)

  
 ECT -- PATIENTS OFTEN AREN'T INFORMED OF FULL DANGER
Shock therapy is strongly regaining favor among psychiatrists as a treatment for depression.
Shock therapy is the most profitable practice in psychiatry, and economics strongly influences when shock is given and who gets it.
Psychiatrists say shock therapy is a gentler procedure today than it was in its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s, when it was an all-purpose treatment for everything from schizophrenia to homosexuality.
www.harborside.com /~equinox/ect1.htm   (2929 words)

  
 More children undergo shock therapy » ect.org
Shock therapy’s use is on the rise, especially among the elderly.
But at a seminar for shock therapy doctors in May, one-third of psychiatrists raised their hands when asked if they did shock on young people.
Shock researchers met in Providence, R.I., in the fall of 1994 to discuss early results of the new studies, mostly unpublished.
www.ect.org /more-children-undergo-shock-therapy   (595 words)

  
 Universal Nutrition Shock Therapy (2.22lbs) Shock Therapy at Cheapest BodyBuilding Store - Wholesale Prices! Extreme ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since Shock Therapy helps your body produce more nitric oxide, you need an anti-oxidant complex to scavenge the harmful free radicals that are released as a result of the nitric oxide process.
Shock Therapy uses R-ALA to help shuttle the creatine and nitric oxide stimulating components into circulation, whereas the competition either does not use any form of alpha lipoic acid or uses the standard ALA, which has been shown to be less effective than R-ALA.
Shock Therapy has everything you need to tear the gym apart, but all of the greatest ingredients in the world mean nothing if you don't have the proper delivery system to shuttle them to your muscles.
www.cnynutrition.com /catalog/Universal_Shock_Therapy.html   (1516 words)

  
 The History of Shock Therapy in Psychiatry
The success of shock therapy, which was evidently due to some drastic alteration in the internal environment of the brain and on the functions of the neural cells, was a strong argument in favor of the biological causation of many mental diseases.
ECT was to begin its long journey as the shock therapy of choice in the majority of hospitals and asylums around the world.
Other kinds of physical shock therapy were briefly tested, such as the induction of fever by means of radiomagnetic microwaves, transient brain anoxia induced by breathing a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen and lowering the body's temperature.
www.cerebromente.org.br /n04/historia/shock_i.htm   (2854 words)

  
 Commanding Heights : Shock Therapy | on PBS
Shock treatment means you have a very sick patient [and] you have to operate before the patient dies.
One sense is a real sense of shock therapy, and that is when you are in monetary chaos, whether it's a hyperinflation or extreme shortage of goods, because of massive price controls.
And, well, Yeltsin did use his kind of shock therapy, and he began in the most developed republic of the former Soviet Union with a lot of possibilities, but it was not ready.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/commandingheights/shared/minitextlo/ufd_shocktherapy_full.html   (6279 words)

  
 Shock Therapy: How Earth Responds to Impacts From Outer Space
Sixty-five million years later, the dislocated layers of Earth, which are riddled with electronic defects, evidence of shock, amorphization, and a myriad of other features characteristic of shock metamorphism, are providing scientists with critical clues for unraveling the mysteries of the now famous Chicxulub impact structure.
Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is being developed to study irregular features in crystalline and diaplectic materials in quartz-bearing rocks as a result of shock from an impact, and for recognizing silica polymorphs and hydration associated with silica phases in naturally shocked Coconino Sandstone from Meteor Crater, Arizona.
Si nuclear magnetic resonance spectra indicate the extent of shock damage experienced by the quartz grains of the sandstone.
www.agu.org /sci_soc/eiscygan.html   (1690 words)

  
 Bodybuilding.com - Universal Shock Therapy - NO Volumizer! On sale now!
Since Shock Therapy helps your body produce more nitric oxide, you need an anti-oxidant complex to scavenge the harmful free radicals that are released as a result of the nitric oxide process.
Shock Therapy uses R-ALA to help shuttle the creatine and nitric oxide stimulating components into circulation, whereas the competition either does not use any form of alpha lipoic acid or uses the standard ALA, which has been shown to be less effective than R-ALA.
Shock Therapy™ has everything you need to tear the gym apart, but all of the greatest ingredients in the world mean nothing if you don't have the proper delivery system to shuttle them to your muscles.
www.bodybuilding.com /store/univ/shock.html   (1397 words)

  
 eMedicine - Shock : Article by Adam Schwarz, MD
The diagnosis of shock involves the clinical recognition that the body's tissues and cells are not receiving adequate delivery of oxygen and metabolic substrate.
Therapy is continued for patients who prove to have an absolute baseline cortisol level less than 20 mcg/dL and/or a depressed response to the corticotropin stimulation test with a rise at 30 and 60 minutes after administration of corticotropin less than 9 mcg/dL (Pizarro, 2005).
Refractory shock: Shock persists despite goal-directed use of inotropic agents, vasopressors, vasodilators, and maintenance of metabolic (glucose and calcium) and hormonal (thyroid and hydrocortisone) homeostasis.
www.emedicine.com /ped/topic3047.htm   (7011 words)

  
 Shock Therapy Used on Children - Associated Content
Electroconvulsive therapy, also known as shock therapy, is used to treat patients who have severe depression.
The use of shock therapy is an attempt to control the behavior of troubled children (Newsday.com).
Shock therapy was not beneficial for Antwone and it should not be used as a punishment.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/66811/shock_therapy_used_on_children.html   (543 words)

  
 Shock Wave Therapy | BunionBusters.com
During the treatment, shock waves are focused on the point of maximal tenderness on the heel as it is bombarded with high intensity sound waves.
The shockwave therapy system produces the actual shock waves, which are delivered outside your body through the therapy head’s water-filled cushion.
Shock wave therapy is not for everyone and should not be used on people with bleeding problems, those taking medication that interfere with blood clotting, or for children or pregnant women.
www.bunionbusters.com /services/shockwave.asp   (516 words)

  
 The Straight Dope: What happens in electroshock therapy?
The idea behind "shock treatment," whether chemical or electrical, was to trigger a grand mal epileptic seizure.
Six to 20 times over a period of weeks was typical, but the medical literature tells of one patient who was shocked five times a day, and another who was shocked 200 times in a year.
Shock treatment and lobotomy went into decline when antischizophrenic drugs were introduced in the 1950s, and drugs remain the preferred therapy today.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a990319.html   (643 words)

  
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However, a side effect of shock therapy in Russia and in Latin America has been to weaken legal institutions by degrading the powers of the legislature and extending the use of executive decrees.
In Poland shock therapy was passed by parliament in 1989, but as support for the program waned, shock therapists requested special powers and a new constitutional law to allow them to continue reform without parliamentary approval.
Shock therapy's political measures and aggrandized executive privilege also serve to enfranchise elite groups that enjoy exclusive connections to the executive branch.
www.wilsoncenter.org /index.cfm?fuseaction=topics.print_pub&doc_id=18903&group_id=7427&topic_id=1422&stoplayout=true   (772 words)

  
 Shock Wave Therapy Can Help Promote Bone Healing and Reduce Pain - TheHorse.com
Shock wave therapy is a treatment that is increasingly used by veterinarians to treat orthopedic problems such as bone fractures and navicular disease.
Contrary to what its name implies, shock wave therapy does not use electrical pulses, but rather high-energy acoustic pulses, much like sound waves, that have the ability to travel readily through soft tissues to effect hard material and tissues such as mineralized deposits or bone.
Shock wave therapy was originally used in veterinary medicine to break up kidney stones.
www.thehorse.com /viewarticle.aspx?ID=4885   (689 words)

  
 ESWT: Excellence Shock Wave Therapy Treatments
Shock wave therapy was originally developed by Dornier MedTech to break up kidney stones in the body.
Shock Wave therapy was discovered to be beneficial for orthopedic use in the treatment of soft tissue and some bone injuries.
When Urologists reported that patients who had their kidney stones treated with Lithotripsy were presenting increased bone density and new tissue growth, the possibilities of Shock Wave therapy for orthopedic conditions were studied.
www.eswtusa.com /treatments   (573 words)

  
 Shock Therapy Suspension Fluid
AMSOIL Shock Therapy Suspension fluid has been tested in the lab and against the competition and proven to be of the highest quality at a wide renge of temperatures and applications.
With AMSOIL Shock Therapy suspension fluid, viscosity remains constant and aeration and foam are greatly reduced, significantly limiting shock fade and inconsistent dampening.
AMSOIL Shock Therapy suspension fluid (STL & STM) is formulated for fade-free dampening and smooth rebounds in many racing and recreational applications, reducing rider fatigue and enabling the driver to ride longer and harder while keeping focused on the terrain ahead.
www.pecuniary.com /synthetics/shockfluid.html   (524 words)

  
 Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy ESWT for Heel Spurs and Plantar Fasciitis
Shock wave therapy is quickly becoming a mainstay treatment for chronic recalcitrant plantar fasciitis, and many more applications for this therapy may exist.
The effect of shockwave therapy was investigated in 79 patients (85 heels) with plantar fasciitis with one-year follow-up.
The current study showed that the directed application of electrohydraulic-generated shock waves to the insertion of the plantar fascia onto the calcaneus is a safe and effective nonsurgical method for treating chronic, recalcitrant heel pain syndrome that has been present for at least 6 months and has been refractory to other commonly used nonoperative therapies.
heelspurs.com /eswt/index.html   (7414 words)

  
 Shock Therapy™ * Universal Sportvoeding
Shock Therapy™ van Universal Nutrition is het nieuwste pre-workout produkt.
In tegenstelling tot andere Pre-Workout NO produkten op de markt bevat Shock Therapy een uniek anti-oxidanten complex, hetgeen essentieel is wanneer NO-stimulantia worden gebruikt daar extra NO-produktie kan leiden tot een additionele aanmaak van oxidanten in het lichaam.
Shock Therapy kan gecombineerd worden met Universal´s Storm, als post-workout shake.
www.sportvoeding.com /bodybuilding/sport-voeding.html   (351 words)

  
 Shock Wave
Extra Corporeal Shock Wave is patterned after the shock wave therapy machines that have been used for 15 years to break up kidney stones.
Though the severity has diminished since she has switched to wearing shoes with an elevated heel, she feels that she has come to a place where the condition is not improving and is considering a more aggressive treatment.
If you have tried conservative therapy to the extent you want and you are ready for surgery this is what you will have to pay.
www.zfootdoc.com /shock_wave.htm   (1523 words)

  
 ECT -- HOW SHOCK THERAPY WORKS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shock works like anti-depressant medication, changing the way brain receptors receive important mood-related chemicals, such as serotonin and dopamine and norepinephrine.
Shock damages the brain, causing memory loss and disorientation that creates a temporary illusion that problems are gone.
She wrote a shock therapy scene in her autobiographical novel The Bell Jar: "I wondered what terrible thing it was that I had done" to get shock therapy.
www.harborside.com /~equinox/ect4.htm   (396 words)

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