HTN in Pregnancy

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ashlynn4787
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HTN in Pregnancy
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2015-04-02 22:21:52
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HTN Pregnancy
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HTN Pregnancy
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HTN Pregnancy
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  1. Gestational Hypertension
    • Develops after 20 weeks
    • BP greater than 140/90
    • Without proteinuria (negative or trace on random dipstick)
  2. Preeclampsia
    • Develops after 20 weeks
    • Accompanied by preoteinuria (> 0.3 in 24hr collection)
    • Mild: BP>140/90; protein +1, +2
    • Severe: BP>160/110; protein +3, +4
  3. Mild Preeclampsia
    • BP > 140/90
    • protein +1, +2
  4. Severe preeclampsia
    • BP > 160/110
    • Protein +3, +4
  5. Preeclampsia Risk Factors
    • 1st pregnancy
    • > 35 yo
    • AA
    • + family hx
    • chronic HTN
    • Renal disease
    • overweight
    • multifetal gestations
    • ¬†different daddy
    • facial and hand swelling
  6. Eclampsia
    Progression to generalized seizures that cannot be attributed to another cause
  7. Chronic HTN
    • BP > 140/90nknown to exist before pregnancy or develops less than 20 weeks
    • Also diagnosed if does not resolve postpartum
  8. Preeclampsia is superimposed on chronic HTN
    Development of new onset proteinuria (greater than 0.3g in 24hr collection) in a woman with chronic HTN

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