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7th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 16-18, 2023 | Boston, Massachusetts, USA

October 16 -18, 2023 | Boston, Massachusetts, USA
NWC 2023

Olubunmi Olugbile

Speaker at  Nursing World Conference 2023 - Olubunmi Olugbile
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, United States
Title : Efficacy of Ketamine Compared to ECT in Adult Patients with Treatment Resistant Depression

Abstract:

A standard definition of treatment-resistant Depression (TRD) is the failure to respond or achieve remission after two or more trials of medication treatment of MDD of adequate doses and duration. Treatment-resistant Depression may respond to interventions other than antidepressants, including brain stimulation such as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or Ketamine, approved in an intranasal form. Patients diagnosed with severe Depression sometimes report suicidal ideations with or without plans—this systematic review aimed at comparing the efficacy of Ketamine and ECT in treating TRD in adult patients. The purpose of this scholarly project is to determine what is currently understood about how ECT compares to Ketamine in the treatment of TRD. As the two most common modalities in psychiatric mental health for treating TRD, it will be beneficial to know the better option for evidence-based practice.

Biography:

Mrs. Olubunmi Olugbile studied Agricultural Science at the University of Agriculturee, Nigeria and graduated in 2004. She then relocated to United States of America in 2006 and began a career in Nursing as a Certified Nursing Assisitant, then to becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse. She receiver her bachelor's degree in Nursing in 2016 from Quinni piac University Hamden, Connecticut. She has worked in an adult inpatient psychiatric unit at the Institute of Living Hartford, Connecticut, for six years. She is currently undergoing her mater's degree at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, Boston, Massachusetts. She will graduate in December 2022.

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