pre-eclampsia

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pre-eclampsia

(ˌpriːɪˈklæmpsɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a toxic condition of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine, abnormal weight gain, and oedema. Compare eclampsia
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Noun1.pre-eclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
toxaemia, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
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pre-eclampsia

[ˌpriːɪˈklæmpsɪə] Npre-eclampsia f

pre-eclampsia

n (Med) → Präeklampsie f (spec)
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Post-delivery care is mandatory in all pre-eclamptics, and a stepwise decrease in the dosage of antihypertensives may prevent readmission due to hypertensive complications.
I do not agree that simple noninvasive treatments are successful in 85% of post dural puncture headaches, nor do I believe that the bleeding time test has utility in assessment of the coagulation status of pre-eclamptics.