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Physiological changes in pregnancy 

Physiological changes in pregnancy
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Physiological changes in pregnancy
Author(s):

Dawn L. Adamson

, Mandish K. Dhanjal

, and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199574308.003.0013
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date: 24 February 2020

Introduction 2

Physiological changes in the antenatal period 4

Physiological changes in the peripartum period 8

Physiological changes in the post-partum period 10

Conclusion 11

The physiological adaptation to pregnancy causes significant changes in the cardiovascular system to allow the women to manage the increased metabolic requirements of the growing fetus....

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