toxemia of pregnancy


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Related to toxemia of pregnancy: preeclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP syndrome

toxemia of pregnancy

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Noun1.toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urinetoxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
eclampsia - a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
preeclampsia, pre-eclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
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The major causes of maternal deaths are hemorrhage, puerperal sepsis, toxemia of pregnancy and obstructed labor, he informed and added that several studies on maternal mortality have identified the need for addressing delays in accessing emergency obstetric care and for integrated efforts for saving mothers' lives both at the community and hospital level.
21 have found significant increase in serum cholesterol in toxemia of pregnancy in primiparous patients.
Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia has also been called toxemia of pregnancy.
who also found papilledema in MHT and toxemia of pregnancy.
Let me tell Godfrey and all those who may have similar thinking this sad story: When I was just starting my practice, we had a young mother who had what we call preeclampsia or toxemia of pregnancy.
The role of the nervous and vascular system in the pathogenesis of toxemia of pregnancy and the principles of its treatment.
If you're at all familiar with the history of medicine, you won't be surprised to learn that in 2011 pregnant women are still getting ill and in some cases dying from an entirely preventable disease, toxemia of pregnancy.