A historical overview of preeclampsia-eclampsia.

  title={A historical overview of preeclampsia-eclampsia.},
  author={Mandy J Bell},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={39 5},
Preeclampsia is a hypertensive, multisystem disorder of pregnancy whose etiology remains unknown. Although management is evidence-based, preventative measures/screening tools are lacking, treatment remains symptomatic, and delivery remains the only cure. Past hypotheses/scientific contributions have influenced current understanding of preeclampsia pathophysiology and guided management strategies and classification criteria. To provide insight into how past hypotheses/scientific contributions… CONTINUE READING
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