Definition of Pre-eclampsia
1. Noun. Abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated.
Generic synonyms: Toxaemia, Toxaemia Of Pregnancy, Toxemia, Toxemia Of Pregnancy
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Literary usage of Pre-eclampsia
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1. Tools For Evaluating Health Technologies: 5 Background Papers by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"I Aspirin in Treatment of High-Risk Pregnant Women pre-eclampsia, a condition caused by high blood pressure, is a common and serious complication of the ..."
2. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"CLASP: a randomised trial of low-dose aspirin for the prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia among 9364 pregnant women. Lancet 1994:343:619-629. 16. ..."
3. Tools for Evaluating Health Technologies: Five Background Papers by Edward M. Kennedy, Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1995)
"Aspirin in Treatment of High-Risk Pregnant Women pre-eclampsia, a condition caused by high blood pressure, is a common and serious complication of the ..."