TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY

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Laura A. Magee
Peter von Dadelszen

Keywords

hypertension, antihypertensives, pregnancy, complications

Abstract

In pregnancy, there is general agreement that severe hypertension should be treated with antihypertensive agents. There is no agreement as to whether mild-moderate elevations of blood pressure should be so treated. If antihypertensive agents are used, there are a large number of choices, and selection may be influenced by the stage of pregnancy and the severity of hypertension.

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