Public valproate warning

Valproic acide (Epilim) is contraindicated in pregnancy due to the risk of fetal abnormalities, and all women should be warned of this if they have this medication prescribed. The guidelines are clear. The data is in. But it appears that this is not happening, at least in the UK. Two thirds of women who take … Continue reading Public valproate warning

The Churchian rebellion.

Symbolism and rhetoric matter. It matters that the civil rituals are honoured. These vary from place to place: in the USA you stand for the anthem, in NZ we don't. Because we are not Yanks. But honour when honour is due. And this morning Robyn, being a wonderful person, is fussing, because it is my … Continue reading The Churchian rebellion.