HTN Disorders in Pregnancy

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HTN Disorders in Pregnancy
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2011-11-09 00:06:45
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OB Disorders HTN Pregnancy
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  1. What happens to moms as a result of high blood pressure in pregnancy?
    • Placental abruption
    • cerebral hemorrhage
    • hepatic or renal dysfunction
    • DIC
    • Pulmonary edema
    • Seizures
  2. Gestational HTN is....
    • 1. onset of HTN without proteinuria after week 20 of pregnancy
    • 2. systolic BP >140, diastolic >90
  3. Pre-eclampsia is....
    HTN with proteinuria (2+) develops after 20 weeks of gestation in a previously normotensive woman.
  4. Eclampsia is....
    • 1. Onset of seizure activity or coma in a woman with pre-eclampsia
    • 2. No hx of pre-existing pathology
    • (usually will have a seizure within 24 hours after delivery)
  5. Chronic HTN is...
    HTN present before pregnancy or diagnosed before week ___ of gestation.
    12
    20
    28
    35
    before week 20 of gestation.
  6. Pre-eclampsia risk factors include
    obesity
    multifetal pregnancy
    pre-existing medical condition
    primigravidity or new partner in this pregnancy
    and what maternal ages?
    maternal ages of <18 or >35
  7. What does HELLP stand for?
    • Hemolysis- destroyed RBC- Hgb & Hct
    • Elevated Liver enzymes
    • Low Platelets (LP) petechiae, bruising

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