Severe maternal morbidity in a large cohort of women with acute severe intrapartum hypertension.

@article{Kilpatrick2016SevereMM,
  title={Severe maternal morbidity in a large cohort of women with acute severe intrapartum hypertension.},
  author={Sarah J. Kilpatrick and Anisha Abreo and Naomi Helen Greene and Kathryn Melsop and Nancy J. Peterson and Larry E. Shields and Elliot K Main},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={215 1},
  pages={
          91.e1-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hypertensive diseases of pregnancy are associated with severe maternal morbidity and remain common causes of maternal death. Recently, national guidelines have become available to aid in recognition and management of hypertension in pregnancy to reduce morbidity and mortality. The increased morbidity related to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy is presumed to be associated with the development of severe hypertension. However, there are few data on specific treatment or severe… CONTINUE READING
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