Management issues for women with epilepsy: a review of the literature.

  title={Management issues for women with epilepsy: a review of the literature.},
  author={Catherine A. Zahn and Martha J. Morrell and Stephen D. Collins and David M. Labiner and Mark S. Yerby},
  volume={51 4},
OBJECTIVE A review of literature referable to management issues for women with epilepsy (WWE) was undertaken for the development of a practice parameter. BACKGROUND Epilepsy is a common neurologic condition with gender-related management implications. Although reviews of this topic often focus on pregnancy-related issues for WWE, specific health concerns for WWE are present throughout all phases of reproductive life. METHODS An OVID MEDLINE literature search was conducted for 1965 to 1997… CONTINUE READING