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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hypertension in pregnancy.,
  • Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular.,
  • Hypertension -- Pregnancy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesTechnical report series / World Health Organization -- 758, Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- 758.
ContributionsWHO Study Group on the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy.
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22386038M
ISBN 109241207582

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  The first edition of Leon Chesley's Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy () was a scholarly monograph, written by a scientist with a passionate interest in the condition. Since then, the number of maternal deaths from preeclampsia and eclampsia per million pregnancies has been halved in developed : Hardcover. Hypertensive disorders specific to pregnancy include preeclampsia and transient hypertension of pregnancy. These syndromes, while both marked by elevations in blood pressure that return to normal after delivery, are distinguished clinically by the presence or absence of proteinuria. Chesley s Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Book Description: Hypertensive disorders remain one the major causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and death. It is also a leading cause of preterm birth now known to be a risk factor in remote cardiovascular disease. Despite this, the hypertensive disorders remain marginally studied, and their management is commonly controversial.   PREECLAMPSIA: HELLP Syndrome, Eclampsia and other Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy - Kindle edition by Olug, Samuel. Health, Fitness & Dieting Kindle eBooks @ (6).

Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are a major cause of both maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality and account for approximately one quarter of all antenatal admissions to the hospital [1]. The spectrum of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy includes preexisting hypertension, new-onset hypertension in pregnancy, as well as hypertension Cited by: This clinical guideline concerns the management of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and their complications from preconception to the postnatal period. For the purpose of this guideline, ‘pregnancy’ includes the antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum (6 weeks after birth) periods. The guideline has been developed with the aim of providing guidance in the following areas: information and. Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: ISSHP Classification, Diagnosis, and Management Recommendations for International Practice Hypertension. Jul;72(1) doi: /HYPERTENSIONAHA Chesley’s Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy continues its tradition as one of the beacons to guide the field of preeclampsia research, recognized for its uniqueness and utility. Hypertensive disorders remain one the major causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and death. It is also a leading cause of preterm birth now known to be a risk factor in remote cardiovascular : Paperback.

Chesley’s Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy continues its tradition as one of the beacons to guide the field of preeclampsia research, recognized for its uniqueness and utility. Hypertensive disorders remain one the major causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and death. It is also a leading cause of preterm birth now known to be a risk factor in remote cardiovascular : $ ABSTRACT: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy constitute one of the leading causes of maternal and perinatal mortality worldwide. It has been estimated that preeclampsia complicates 2–8% of pregnancies globally Latin America and the Caribbean, hypertensive disorders are responsible for almost 26% of maternal deaths, whereas in Africa and Asia they contribute to 9% of deaths.   Medical Disorders in Pregnancy is one of the first texts written specifically for midwives that provides an outline of common medical disorders that may be affected by pregnancy or which may cause pregnancy complications. "A strength of this book is that it has an unashamedly simple at-a-glance format, easy to get used to. Hypertensive.   Hypertensive disorders affect up to 10% of pregnancies in the United States.1 Elevated blood pressure (BP) in pregnancy may represent chronic hypertension (occurring before 20 Cited by: