Posts Tagged ‘pre-eclampsia’

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April 24th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 24th

This week’s topics include trials of aspirin and clonidine in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery, changes in diabetes-related complications in the U.S., and more.


February 6th, 2014

First-Ever Guidelines Issued on Stroke Prevention in Women

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have issued the first stroke-prevention guidelines that focus on women’s unique risks. Among the recommendations: Pregnant women with chronic hypertension or a history of pregnancy-related hypertension should take low-dose aspirin, beginning at 12 weeks’ gestation, to reduce pre-eclampsia risk. Preeclampsia is a risk factor for stroke later in life, […]