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Feasibility of community level interventions for pre-eclampsia: perspectives, knowledge and task-sharing from Nigeria, Mozambique, Pakistan and India

This editorial discusses a supplement of seven studies that provide the results of the first round of the CLIP (Community Level Interventions for Pre-eclampsia) Feasibility Studies. These studies report a number of enablers and barriers in each setting and have informed the implementation of a cluster–randomized trial (cRCT), which is aimed at reducing pre-eclampsia-related, and all-cause, maternal and perinatal mortality and major morbidity using community-based identification and treatment of pre-eclampsia in selected geographies of Nigeria, Mozambique, Pakistan and India.

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Effects of Lactation on Postpartum Blood Pressure Among Women with Gestational Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia

Women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are at increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease in later life. Lactation has been associated with reduced risk of maternal hypertension in the postpartum period and later life. However, little is known about whether lactation is also cardio-protective in women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy such as pre-eclampsia or gestational hypertension.

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Alternative regimens of magnesium sulfate for treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia: a systematic review of non-randomized studies

The optimal dosing regimen of magnesium sulfate for treating pre-eclampsia and eclampsia is unclear. Evidence from the Cochrane review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was inconclusive due to lack of relevant data. To complement the evidence from the Cochrane review, we assessed available data from non-randomized studies on the comparative efficacy and safety of alternative magnesium sulfate regimens for the management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.

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