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The hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (29.3).

TitleThe hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (29.3).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsMagee, LA, Pels, A, Helewa, M, Rey, E, von Dadelszen, P
Corporate AuthorsCanadian Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (HDP) Working Group, Canadian Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy HDP Working Group
JournalBest Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol
Volume29
Issue5
Pagination643-57
Date Published2015 Jul
ISSN1532-1932
KeywordsAntihypertensive Agents, Blood Pressure, Chronic Disease, CLIP, Delivery, Obstetric, Female, Humans, Hypertension, Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced, Postnatal Care, Pre-Eclampsia, Preconception Care, Pregnancy, Proteinuria
Abstract

Hypertensive disorders are the most common medical complication of pregnancy. As such, a large part of antenatal care is dedicated to the detection of pre-eclampsia, the most dangerous of the hypertensive disorders. The highlights of this chapter include progress in the use of out-of-office blood pressure measurement as an adjunct to office blood pressure measurement, pre-eclampsia defined as proteinuria or relevant end-organ dysfunction, antihypertensive therapy for severe and non-severe hypertension and post-partum follow-up to mitigate the increased cardiovascular risk associated with any of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

DOI10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.04.001
Alternate JournalBest Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol
Citation Key551
PubMed ID26141795