Feb 1, 1979

Review: the significance and management of raised blood pressure in pregnancy

The Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
W A Walters

Abstract

Recent advances in the diagnosis, management and prognosis of hypertension in pregnancy are discussed, with emphasis on antihypertensive drug treatment. The use of diuretics, alpha-methyldopa, clonidine, hydrallazine, beta-adrenergic blockers, diazoxide, chlormethiazole, diazepam and heparin is given special attention.

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Sembrina
Liquaemin
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular
Diuretic Effect
Hypertensive Disease
Antihypertensive Agents
Isoglaucon
Distraneurin
Valium
Nepresol

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