NICE Bites – Hypertension in pregnancy

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites Oct 2010; No 22 includes one topic; Hypertension in pregnancy; CG107. Sections covered include; antenatal care, pharmacological treatment ( labetalol, methyldopa, nifedipine), prescribing in critical care (antihypertensives, anticonvulsants, corticosteroids, IV fluids), postnatal care, breastfeeding and follow-up care.

Acute CareCardiovascular system disordersImplementationObstetrics and gynaecology