“Even in an academic setting with active discussions among psychiatrists regarding issues of metabolic risk … baseline lipid monitoring is disappointingly low” according to a five-year Duke University study of adherence to recommendations regarding antipsychotic use during hospitalization. The study will appear in General Hospital Psychiatry.
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