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Scottish group is developing guideline for managing pregnant women with epilepsy

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 22 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1146
  1. Robbie Foy, MRC training fellow in health services research, Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health (SPCERH) (,
  2. Gillian Penney, programme coordinator, SPCERH,
  3. Ian Greer, professor
  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9EW
  2. Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women's Health, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZL
  3. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary University NHS Trust, Glasgow G4 0SF

    EDITOR—We endorse Wiebe's call for more systematic implementation of evidence based guidelines for women with epilepsy.1 We have been developing this approach in Scotland with a closely related national guideline published in 1997, “Management of pregnant women with epilepsy” (available via This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary group in accordance with rigorous methodology recommended by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. Individual …

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