Diagnosis of acute neurological emergencies in pregnant and post-partum women

  title={Diagnosis of acute neurological emergencies in pregnant and post-partum women},
  author={J. Edlow and L. Caplan and K. O’Brien and C. Tibbles},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  • J. Edlow, L. Caplan, +1 author C. Tibbles
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • Acute neurological symptoms in pregnant and post-partum women could be caused by exacerbation of a pre-existing neurological condition, the initial presentation of a non-pregnancy-related problem, or a new acute-onset neurological problem that is either unique to or occurs with increased frequency during or just after pregnancy. Pregnant and postpartum patients with headache and neurological symptoms are often diagnosed with pre-eclampsia; however, a range of other causes must also be… CONTINUE READING
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