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Electrocardiographic Screening for Prolonged QT Interval to Reduce Sudden Cardiac Death in Psychiatric Patients: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

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Schwartz, Peter J.
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Published in PLOS ONE. 2015, vol. 10, no. 6, p. e0127213
Abstract Sudden cardiac death is a leading cause of mortality in psychiatric patients. Long QT (LQT) is common in this population and predisposes to Torsades-de-Pointes (TdP) and subsequent mortality.
Keywords AdultArrhythmias, CardiacCost-Benefit AnalysisDeath, Sudden, Cardiac/epidemiology/etiologyElectrocardiography/economicsFemaleHeart Conduction System/abnormalitiesHumansMaleMass ScreeningMental Disorders/complications/epidemiologyMiddle AgedPrevalenceProbabilityQuality-Adjusted Life YearsRisk FactorsTorsades de Pointes/complications/diagnosis/epidemiologyYoung Adult
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PMID: 26070071
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Research groups Thérapeutiques des Troubles de l'Humeur et Anxieux (689)
Electrophysiologie cardiaque (666)
Epidémiologie clinique (115)
Groupe Desmeules Jules (pharmacologie/toxicologie) (567)
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PONCET, Antoine et al. Electrocardiographic Screening for Prolonged QT Interval to Reduce Sudden Cardiac Death in Psychiatric Patients: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. In: PLOS ONE, 2015, vol. 10, n° 6, p. e0127213. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:88762

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