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Letters Valproate and pregnancy

Guidance is needed on valproate in pregnancy for those without capacity

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 29 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2333
  1. Michael P Kerr, professor emeritus, learning disability psychiatry
  1. Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF24 4HQ, UK
  1. Kerrmp{at}

Angus-Leppan and Liu strike the central issue of the valproate debate in women of childbearing age—that is, are women sufficiently informed to make their own decisions relating to their condition?1

The …

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