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The Rising Problem of Maternal Hypertension: Management Keys to a Range of Conditions

Perinatologist Jennifer Duffy, MD, defines the categories of hypertension in pregnancy, providing criteria for diagnosis and monitoring – as well as the nuanced distinctions that inform management decision-making. She explains HELLP syndrome (which signifies the need for speedy intervention) and offers an online tool to help providers decide whether a patient with pre-eclampsia requires hospitalization.

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April 22, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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Jennifer Duffy, MD

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Research/Clinical Interests Family planning, child abuse prevention, breastmilk after Cisplatin therapy, multiple sclerosis in pregnancy, cardiac disorders in pregnancy, autism and fragile X syndrome. View Full Profile

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