Manage episode 240521477 series 1295979
In today's episode, Kristin and Dan are joined by Dr Nisha Khot, obstetrician, educator and RANZCOG counsellor to discuss these common and potentially serious conditions in pregnancy.
How we define and diagnose gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, and the newer category of HELLP syndrome
How pregnant womens present with these conditions - typical diagnosis, and new biomarkers
Risks factors for these conditions
Treatment and prevention options, including the role of aspirin and calcium supplementation
Our treatment choices for controlling hypertension in pregnancy
Links from this episode:
The Society of Obstetric Medicines of Australian and NZ’s Guideline for the Management of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
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