TITLE

Review: Drugs for mild-to-moderate hypertension in pregnancy reduce risk for severe hypertension but not preeclampsia: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Magee, Laura A.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on a study, conducted by E. Abalos and colleagues, which focuses on the benefits and risks of antihypertensive (anti-HT) drugs in pregnant women with mild-to-moderate hypertension. She opines that the study provides no evidence that anti-HT agents are likely to decrease the incidence of preeclampsia. She notes that the trails should focus on the complications of preeclampsia, not on the diagnosis itself. She emphasizes the need for a definitive trail.
ACCESSION #
25913642

 

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