Sexual and reproductive health

Prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

Summary of recommendations


World Health Organization

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Number of pages: 4
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English, French, Russian, Spanish
WHO reference number: WHO/RHR/11.30


Optimizing health care to prevent and treat women with hypertensive disorders is a necessary step towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. WHO has developed the present evidence-based recommendations with a view to promoting the best possible clinical practices for the management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.

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