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Critically ill obstetric patients with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: Room for improvement

F Paruk

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Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy constitute a global problem. While they are reported to complicate 5 - 10 % of pregnancies, it is considered that the incidence is rising, owing to a number of factors including the increasing occurrence of cardiac and metabolic diseases in the reproductive age group


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F Paruk, Department of Critical Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Southern African Journal of Critical Care 2019;35(2):41. DOI:10.7196/SAJCC.2019.v35i2.419

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Date submitted: 2019-11-07
Date published: 2019-11-07

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