Category Archives: Obstetrics

Hypertension in pregnancy

Found an old BMJ with a useful summary of NICE guidance on the subject. Chronic hypertension: predates the pregnancy or shows up before 20/40. Gestational hypertension: hypertension showing up after 20/40 without proteinuria. Pre-eclampsia: Hypertension showing up after 20/40 >140 … Continue reading

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Hyperemesis gravidarum

Found an article in a BMJ from a few months back that I hadn’t read: First-line medications Prochlorperazine – can go up to 10 mg 6-hrly, apparently, though I think I’d want to check that before prescribing. Promethazine – 12.5 … Continue reading

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