Carly A Patterson

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A team approach with close communication among the obstetrician, neurologist, pediatrician, and patient will result in an uneventful pregnancy in most epileptic women. Women should be counseled regarding the greater than 90% likelihood of a favorable outcome. Maternal and neonatal outcome can be optimized by carefully evaluating the clinical necessity of(More)
To identify antenatal and intrapartum risk factors associated with seizures in term newborns, 40 infants who had seizures within 72 hours of birth were compared with 400 controls using logistic regression analysis. The risk of seizure in the term newborn was approximately one per 1000 in the population studied. The logistic regression model identified a(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of processing delay, temperature, and transport tube type on results of quantitative bacterial culture (QBC) of canine urine. DESIGN Diagnostic test evaluation. SAMPLE 60 mL of pooled urine from 4 dogs, divided into six 10-mL aliquots. PROCEDURES Urine aliquots were spiked with bacteria from 1 of 6 independent(More)
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