Language skills of school-aged children prenatally exposed to antiepileptic drugs.

@article{Nadebaum2011LanguageSO,
  title={Language skills of school-aged children prenatally exposed to antiepileptic drugs.},
  author={Caroline Nadebaum and Vicki Anderson and Frank Vajda and David C. Reutens and Sarah R Barton and Amanda G. Wood},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={76 8},
  pages={719-26}
}
OBJECTIVES Fetal exposure to some antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) carries increased risk of major birth defects, and may be associated with reduced intellectual abilities. The impact on language remains unclear. This study aimed to investigate the impact of fetal AED exposure on language skills. METHODS Women with epilepsy and their children were recruited to this observational study through the Australian Pregnancy Register for Women with Epilepsy and Allied Disorders. Language skills of 102 AED… CONTINUE READING
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