Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Mar. 25, 2023
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MedLink Neurology Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.
Originally released: July 18, 2017
Things you need to know about the way antiepileptic drugs affect each other, all in one podcast. Take a few minutes here to familiarize yourself with these common and critical complications of seizure management. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision-making in routine clinical practice. Any cases discussed in this episode are fictional and do not contain any patient health-identifying information. The content in this episode was vetted and approved by Danielle Becker.
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Petrenaite V, Sabers A, Hansen-Schwartz J. Individual changes in lamotrigine plasma concentrations during pregnancy. Epilepsy Res 2005;65(3):185-8. PMID 16084694
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