Thursday Aug 27, 2020

Blood pressure’s threshold in pregnancy, when less is more for mother and baby

In this podcast, Associate Editor of Evidence-Based Nursing, Lisa Kidd, talks to Laura Austin, who's a Registered Nurse/Midwife working in the Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Australia, and the author of a commentary on original, unpublished research based out of Melbourne. The aim of the research was to determine whether, within Australia, classification of hypertension within pregnancy should be adjusted to reflect the American College of Cardiology’s recent amendment to their guidelines. Read the commentary on the EBN’s website:

Commentary on: Reddy M, Rolnik DL, Harris K, et al. Challenging the definition of hypertension in pregnancy: a retrospective cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2020, Jan 16. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2019.12.272. [Epub ahead of print].

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