Midwifery co-management of hyperemesis gravidarum.

  title={Midwifery co-management of hyperemesis gravidarum.},
  author={Joan Slager and J Patrick Lavery},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  volume={45 6},
Hyperemesis gravidarum is an infrequent, yet significant, maternal complication of pregnancy. Beginning with the frequently experienced nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, symptoms can progress to hyperemesis, a debilitating condition affecting maternal and fetal well-being. A basic understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease process and an awareness of the therapeutic interventions that are available will facilitate midwifery planning for either the collaborative care or the potential… CONTINUE READING

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