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2021 Best Hospitals and Doctors for Psychiatry | January 10, 2021

The U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of hospitals is considered the pre-eminent source for excellence.

For the 2021 evaluations, thirty-nine hospitals were ranked for their ability to deal with serious psychiatric problems. 

To find out more about the top-rated psychiatric hospitals, click here: https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings/psychiatry

And to find a psychiatrist near you, go to: https://health.usnews.com/doctors/psychiatrists

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2 Comments »

  1. I have myoclonic seizures ,will an electric stimulator cause a seizure ? The one I am referring to is Dr Hoes.

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    Comment by wally venechuk — January 25, 2021 @ 12:05 PM

  2. If we’re talking about the same thing, the Responsive Nerve Stimulator (RNS) will do just the opposite.

    RNS uses an implanted device to help prevent seizures before they begin, similar to how a pacemaker detects and treats abnormal heart rhythms.

    Patients treated with RNS continue to take epilepsy medication, but their seizures may be better controlled than with medication alone.

    Because no brain tissue is removed, RNS poses less risk to the patient than other surgical treatments. Unlike conventional epilepsy surgery, RNS is reversible and the implant can be removed at any time.

    Perhaps you’ll find this article to be of interest: Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) Shown to Reduce “Untreatable” Seizures

    https://epilepsytalk.com/2020/06/19/responsive-neurostimulation-rns-shown-to-reduce-untreatable-seizures/

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    Comment by Phylis Feiner Johnson — January 25, 2021 @ 12:26 PM


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