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Chapter 29 - Convulsions and Epilepsy

from Section 5 - Medical and Surgical Emergencies During Pregnancy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  06 May 2021

Edwin Chandraharan
Affiliation:
St George's University of London
Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
Affiliation:
St George's University of London
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Types of Seizures

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Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies
A Practical Guide to Management
, pp. 207 - 213
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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