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Bilateral foot-drop and electroconvulsive therapy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 June 2014

Brian O'Shea
Affiliation:
Newcastle Hospital, Co Wicklow
Mary O'Brien
Affiliation:
Newcastle Hospital, Co Wicklow
Niall Tubridy
Affiliation:
St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland
Michael Hutchinson
Affiliation:
St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland
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