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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Jun 21, 2018

This week's clinical case features a complex course of hospital-acquired delirium with an in-depth discussion on antipsychotics. Dr. Ayyappan Venkatraman reviews the pertinent psychopharmacology in dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic signaling.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Unheard Music Concepts, Kevin McLeod, Lee Rosevere, and Steve Combs. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. For more information, check out http://brainwaves.me/.

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