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CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/
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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.

© 2014 American Academy of Neurology


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