BSMCON Maternal-Fetal Nursing Test #1- Antenatal

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  1. Chronic hypertension
    hypertension with elevated blood pressure being documented before the twentieth week of pregnancy
  2. preeclampsia-eclampsia
    systemic, pregnancy-induced disorder characterized by the presence of both high blood pressure and proteinuria
  3. preeclampsia superimposed on chronic hypertension
    hypertension with proteinuria noted before the 20th week of gestation
  4. gestational hypertension
    a temporary diagnosis that refers to high blood pressure occurring after mid-pregnancy but without proteinuria
  5. Signs of HELLP syndrome
    • Elevated liver enzymes
    • Decreased platelet count or thrombocytopenia
    • Hemolysis (elevated indirect bilirubin or┬álactic acid dehydrogenase level)

    In severe disease, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy may occur.

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