Sep 24, 2018
1. Antiepileptic Drug Clearances during Pregnancy and Clinical Implications for Women with Epilepsy2. AAN Position Statement: Lawful physician-hastened deathIn the first segment, Dr. Derek Bauer talks with Dr. Paula Emanuela Voinescu about her paper on antiepileptic drug (AED) clearances during pregnancy and the relationship between AED serum concentration and seizure frequency. In the second part of the podcast, we are featuring a discussion with Dr. Jason Crowell and Dr. James Russell on the recent AAN position statement regarding lawful physician-hastened death.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Voinescu has received speaker honoraria from SUNOVION, and has received research support from American Academy of Neurology, Susan Spencer Clinical Training Fellowship. Dr. Russell has received funding for travel from the Mexican Academy of Neurology; receives publishing royalties from Neuromuscular Disorders (McGraw-Hill, 2nd ed, 2015) and honorarium for a published article in Continuum Peripheral Neuropathy 2017; has received compensation for market research interviews regarding ALS therapeutics; and has received reimbursement for record review of medical legal proceedings without testimony or document authorship. All other participants report no disclosures.