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Part 2: Obstetrical Neurology 2016

Dr. Angela O’ Neal presents on postpartum neuropathy and reviews the anatomy, clinical findings, and discusses the risk factors.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Improve diagnostic skills for post-partum leg weakness.
  • Improve management of post-partum neuropathy.

Reading Resources:

  1. Wong CA, Scavone BM, Dugan S, Smith JC, Prather H, Ganchiff JN, McCarthy RJ. Incidence of postpartum lumbosacral spine and lower extremity nerve injuries. Obstet Gynecol 2003;101: 279-288
  2. Van Diver T, Camann W. Meralgia paresthetica in the parturient. Int J Obstet Anesth 1995;4: 109–12
  3. Wong CA, Scavone BM, Dugan S, Smith JC, Prather H, Ganchiff JN, McCarthy RJ. Incidence of postpartum lumbosacral spine and lower extremity nerve injuries. Obstet Gynecol 2003;101: 279-288.
  4. Brull R, McCartney CJ, Chan VW, El-Beheiry H. Neurological complications after regional anesthesia: contemporary estimates of risk. Anesth Analg 2007; 104: 965-74.

Disclosures:

Dr. O' Neal has reported no relevant relationships with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services/ has financial interests with the following proprietary entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 9/26/2017 | Last Modified On: 9/26/2014 | Expires: 9/26/2018

Presenter

M. Angela O'Neal, MD

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