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Hypertension in Pregnancy

  • ID: 2221556
  • Book
  • 160 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This practical book provides comprehensive and up to date information of the detection and management of hypertension in pregnant women. Written especially for those at the fromt end of obstetric management general practitioners, midwives, and junior hospital doctors it deals with the essentials in a user friendly format. Chapters include:

Definitions and classifications

Epidemiology

Investigation of pregnancy induced hypertensive disorders

Treatment of hypertension in pregnancy

Prevention of the development of pre–eclampsia

Intensive care of the pre–eclamptic and eclamptic patient

Follow up

Rare causes

All those managing pregnant women need to be alert to the development of hypertension and the concomitant risk of full blown pre–eclampsia. This authoritative handbook is an invaluable aid to both prevention and management of all eventualities.
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Contributors.

Preface.

Definitions and Classification Systems of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (D. Church and D. G. Beevers).

Prevalence of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Their Risk (D. G. Beevers and D. Church).

Clinical Assessment and Investigation of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (D. Churchill and D. G. Beevers).

Treatment of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (D Churchill and D. G. Beevers).

Pathogenesis of Pre–eclampia (K. Brackley and M. D. Kilby).

Prediction and Prevention of Pre–eclampsia (D. Churchill and D. G. Beevers).

Intensive and High Dependency Care of Hypertensive Pregnant Women (D. I. Thomas).

Hypertension Complication Other Medical Conditions in Pregnancy (D. G. Beevers and D. Churchill).

Postpartum Follow–up of Hypertension in Pregnancy (D. G. Beevers and D. Churchill).

Appendix: Patient Support Groups.

Index.

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David Churchill
D. Gareth Beevers
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