Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
All patients should be assessed in hospital initially; some may be managed as outpatients providing their condition is stable and the patient can reliably monitor their blood pressure and report problems r9
Admit patients with severe manifestations (eg, severely elevated blood pressure, unstable neurologic findings) or those who are unable to be monitored adequately as outpatients r2
Management of preeclampsia depends on disease severity and gestational age r3
Therapy for eclampsia
Fluid management r1c160
Bed rest is not indicated as a form of management r2r8
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