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Anesthesia for Severe Preeclampsia

  • C. P. Gibbs
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 30)

Abstract

Preeclampsia is a syndrome of hypertension, proteinuria, and generalized edema occurring after the 20th week of gestation and usually abating within 48 hours of delivery. Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is the term used when proteinuria and/or edema are not present. However, the two terms are often used interchangeably.

Keywords

Obstet Gynecol Regional Anesthesia Hellp Syndrome Severe Preeclampsia Colloid Osmotic Pressure 
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