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CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000443846.71428.af
Practice Issues

Epilepsy and Pregnancy: A Practical Approach to Mitigating Legal Risk

Kass, Joseph S. MD, JD

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Abstract

Women with epilepsy are at increased risk of obstetric complications and poorer cognitive outcomes for their offspring. This article aims to provide neurologists with a practical framework for understanding, identifying, and managing legal risk when treating pregnant women with epilepsy.

Copyright © 2014 by the American Academy of Neurology.

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