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Hypertension in pregnancy 

Hypertension in pregnancy
Chapter:
Hypertension in pregnancy
Author(s):

Murray Enkin

, Marc J. N. C. Keirse

, James Neilson

, Caroline Crowther

, Lelia Duley

, Ellen Hodnett

, and Justus Hofmeyr

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780192631732.003.0015
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date: 20 November 2019

Chapter 15 covers hypertension in pregnancy, and discusses prophylaxis (including dietary measures, diuretics, antithrombotic and antiplatelet agents, and antioxidant vitamins), mild or moderate pregnancy-induced hypertension and pre-eclampsia, Bed rest, antihypertensive agents and other treatments, severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, antihypertensive agents, plasma volume expansion, anticonvulsant agents, and interventionist versus expectant management.

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