Ending Eclampsia, March 2019 Community health extension workers at primary health care facilities can correctly measure blood pressure, detect abnormal blood pressure, and treat accordingly for severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, and refer to a higher facility for further management. Although…
Are hypertensive disorders in pregnancy associated with congenital malformations in offspring? Evidence from the WHO Multicountry cross sectional survey on maternal and newborn health
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2016 Findings showed that chronic hypertension in the maternal period exposes newborns to a significant risk of developing renal, limb, cleft lip/palate congenital malformations, and the risk was further exacerbated by superimposing eclampsia.
Assessment of the quality and content of national and international guidelines on hypertensive disorders of pregnancy using the AGREE ll instrument
BMJ Open, 2016 The findings showed that AGREE II results varied widely across domains and categories. Only two guidelines received consistently high ratings across domains and few demonstrated a high level of methodological rigor.
Haiti-specific data on demographics, health risks, barriers to accessing care, pregnancy-related care, maternal death data, newborn/infant death data, national/provincial policies, and delivery capacity. Download in French.
Diabetes Care, 2016 For each doubling of serum fatty acid binding protein 4 (FABP4) levels, the risk of pre-eclampsia increased by 40 percent and 60 percent at 14 and 26 weeks, respectively.
International Journal of Cardiology, 2016 Women with a history of HDP were more likely to have a higher burden of traditional risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease compared to women with prior normotensive pregnancies, and were more likely to present with…