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Review of College guidelines on high-dose neuroleptic use in a psychiatric intensive care unit

  • Hugh Jones (a1), Rachel Jones and James V. Lucey (a2)
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Review of College guidelines on high-dose neuroleptic use in a psychiatric intensive care unit

  • Hugh Jones (a1), Rachel Jones and James V. Lucey (a2)
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