Management of Hypertension during Pregnancy
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 2848-2853
AbstractThere are 5 to 10 percent females who develop hypertension during pregnancy which can adversely affect both mother and the fetus. The objective of treating the mother is that to prevent both cardiovascular and cerebrovascular complications in mother associated with high blood pressure without adversely affecting the health of the fetus. Depending upon the condition of the patient both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions play an important role in managing hypertension during pregnancy. The treatment of hypertension during pregnancy should be individualized depending upon the condition of the patient. While instituting pharmacological therapy due consideration should be given to the benefit to risk ratio. This present review focus on management of hypertension during pregnancy.
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