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Gestational Hypertension (PIH), Preeclampsia (Toxemia) and Eclampsia

by Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG
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    The lecture Gestational Hypertension (PIH), Preeclampsia (Toxemia) and Eclampsia by Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG is from the course Antenatal Care. It contains the following chapters:

    • Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
    • Pre-eclampsia
    • Eclampsia
    • Treatment

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Chronic hypertension
    2. Gestational hypertension
    3. Pre-ecclampsia
    4. Ecclampsia
    5. Can not make a diagnosis of hypertension until you have 3 abnormal blood pressure values each 24 hrs apart
    1. Preeclampsia with severe features
    2. Preeclampsia
    3. Chronic hypertension
    4. Gestational hypertension
    5. Eclampsia
    1. Gestational hypertension
    2. Chronic hypertension
    3. Preeclampsia without severe features
    4. Eclampsia
    5. Preeclampsia with severe features
    1. Preeclampsia with HELLP syndrome, start magnesium sulfate and anti-hypertensives to stabilize the patient.
    2. Preeclampsia with HELLP syndrome, do an immediate cesarean section, then start magnesium sulfate post-partum
    3. Preeclampsia with severe features, start alpha-methyldopa
    4. Ecclampsia, start magnesium sulfate and deliver the baby
    5. Ecclampsia, start magnesium sulfate and labetalol
    1. Elevated creatinine
    2. Elevated lactate dehydrogenase
    3. Elevated aspartate transaminase
    4. Elevated alanine transaminase
    5. Low platelets
    1. Seizures
    2. Proteinuria
    3. Renal insufficiency
    4. Headaches
    5. Blood pressure greater than 160/100
    1. Delivery of the baby
    2. Magnesium sulfate
    3. Anti-hypertensives
    4. Expectant management is sufficient
    5. Anti-epileptics

    Author of lecture Gestational Hypertension (PIH), Preeclampsia (Toxemia) and Eclampsia

     Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG

    Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG


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