Speaker: Date: Topic
Karen Rosene-Montella, MD
Oct. 30, 2013
Management of Pregnant Patients in the Hospital
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The take-away points and article links were sent by the Medical Library and the CME Committee.
Diane E. Young, Information Specialist
Take-Away Points of the Presentation
1. Pregnant women have altered physiology that needs to be understood to interpret the presentation of disease states.
2. Necessary drugs and diagnostic testing need to be used during pregnancy to prevent untreated or unrecognized disease.
3. Pregnant women are at increased risk of thrombosis, certain cardiac diseases and exacerbations of underlying disease.
4. Preeclampsia has multiple life threatening complications that need to be recognized by Medicine and Hospitalist services.
Links to Articles Cited in the Presentation
- Goldhaber SZ et al: A prospective registry of 5,451 patients with ultrasound-confirmed deep vein thr
- James AH et al: Thrombosis during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2005;193(
- Kalva SP et al: Suprarenal inferior vena cava filters: a 20-year single-center experience. J Vasc In
- Roberts JM & Hubel CA: The two stage model of preeclampsia: variations on the theme. Placenta 2009;3