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Epilepsy and Pregnancy: A Practical Approach to Mitigating Legal Risk

Kass, Joseph S. MD, JD

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

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.

Author Information

Address correspondence to Dr Joseph S. Kass, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 1 Baylor Plaza NB-302, Houston, Texas 77030, kass@bcm.edu.

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Kass reports no disclosure.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Kass reports no disclosure.

© 2014 American Academy of Neurology