Treatment for epilepsy in pregnancy: neurodevelopmental outcomes in the child.

  title={Treatment for epilepsy in pregnancy: neurodevelopmental outcomes in the child.},
  author={Rebecca Louise Bromley and Jennifer Weston and Naghme Adab and Janette Greenhalgh and Anna Sanniti and Andrew J McKay and Catrin Tudur Smith and A G Marson},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Accumulating evidence suggests an association between prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and increased risk of both physical anomalies and neurodevelopmental impairment. Neurodevelopmental impairment is characterised by either a specific deficit or a constellation of deficits across cognitive, motor and social skills and can be transient or continuous into adulthood. It is of paramount importance that these potential risks are identified, minimised and communicated… CONTINUE READING
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