Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy and Hyperemesis Gravidarum
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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
Hyperemesis gravidarum is the most common indication for hospital admission during first part of pregnancy r1
Inpatient care is indicated to treat dehydration and electrolyte imbalance for patients with continued nausea and vomiting who satisfy at least 1 of the following conditions: r4
After initial workup and treatment, patients can be discharged home with IV hydration, nutritional support, and modification of antiemetic therapy r1
Treatment options cover all stages of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, which lies at the extreme end of the spectrum r1
Treatment is symptomatic, involving supportive care and pharmacologic therapy r5
Dietary modifications for mild-to-moderate nausea and vomiting and recommendations to improve oral tolerance after hyperemesis gravidarum c137
Nondrug treatments c157
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