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Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure), including pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, labour and birth.

Added 9 years ago

Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies

This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no...

Added 3 months ago

ESC Guidelines on the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

Knowledge of the risks associated with CVD during pregnancy and their management are of pivotal importance for advising patients before pregnancy.

Added 8 years ago

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Journal articles

Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

We aimed to measure levels and track trends in maternal mortality, the key causes contributing to maternal death, and timing of maternal death with respect to delivery.

Added 6 months ago

Angiogenic factors: potential to change clinical practice in pre-eclampsia?

Pre-eclampsia is a complex disease with significant maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Its syndromic nature makes diagnosis and management difficult. The field is rapidly evolving with the definition of pre-eclampsia being...

Added 1 year ago

Maternal distress and the development of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Despite the implementation of programmes to improve maternal health, maternal and foetal mortality rates still remain high. The presence of maternal distress and its association with the development of pregnancy hypertensive disorders...

Added 2 years ago

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Dr Sarah Brewer

Dr Sarah Brewer MSc (Nutr Med), MA (Cantab), MB, BChir, RNutr, MBANT, CNHC qualified from Cambridge University with degrees in Natural Sciences, Medicine and Surgery. After working in general practice, she gained a Master's degree in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey. ... Read more

Would Your Hypertensive Patients Benefit From Garlic?

Would you consider recommending garlic tablets for patients with hypertension? Either instead of initiating monotherapy, or as an adjunct to current medication if they remained poorly controlled? The evidence for benefit is growing… 

CME

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

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