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Physiological changes of normal pregnancy 

Physiological changes of normal pregnancy

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Physiological changes of normal pregnancy
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David J. Williams

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.1401
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date: 24 May 2017

Almost every maternal organ system makes a physiological adaptation to pregnancy that is required for optimal pregnancy outcome. An understanding of these adaptations brings insight into the aetiology and management of gestational syndromes, and also helps the clinician to advise women with pre-existing chronic illness about the risks and consequences of a pregnancy....

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