Complications during pregnancy
<ul><li>Preeclampsia </li></ul><ul><li>Abruptio Placentae </li></ul>
Preeclampsia <ul><li>Preeclampsia is a disorder that occurs only in pregnant women. </li></ul><ul><li>Most commonly shows ...
Who is at risk for Preeclampsia <ul><li>Family history </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity Prior to pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>Pers...
Symptoms of Preeclamspsia <ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>High level of protein in the urine </li></ul><ul><...
Treatments for Preeclampsia <ul><li>Magnesium can be injected into the veins to prevent eclampsia related to seizures. </l...
Abruptio Placenta <ul><li>Placenta is the tissue that joins a mother to her baby. </li></ul><ul><li>When the placenta brea...
Signs of Abruptio Placentae <ul><li>Vaginal Bleeding </li></ul><ul><li>Abdomen Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Back Pain </li></ul>...
Causes of Abruptio Placenta <ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis </li><...
How to Prevent Abruptio Placentae <ul><li>Bed rest </li></ul><ul><li>No Heavy Lifting </li></ul><ul><li>Eat healthy </li><...
 
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Chapter 10

  1. 1. Complications during pregnancy
  2. 2. <ul><li>Preeclampsia </li></ul><ul><li>Abruptio Placentae </li></ul>
  3. 3. Preeclampsia <ul><li>Preeclampsia is a disorder that occurs only in pregnant women. </li></ul><ul><li>Most commonly shows up after 37 weeks. </li></ul><ul><li>Causes blood vessels to constrict. </li></ul><ul><li>Can effect many organs and can cause life threatening problems. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who is at risk for Preeclampsia <ul><li>Family history </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity Prior to pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>Person carrying more than one baby </li></ul><ul><li>History of Diabetes, Kidney disease, Lupus, or Rheumatoid Arthritis </li></ul>
  5. 5. Symptoms of Preeclamspsia <ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>High level of protein in the urine </li></ul><ul><li>Headaches </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden swelling in the hands, legs and feet. </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden changes in vision </li></ul>
  6. 6. Treatments for Preeclampsia <ul><li>Magnesium can be injected into the veins to prevent eclampsia related to seizures. </li></ul><ul><li>Hydralazine or another antihypertensive drug to manage severe elevations of blood pressure. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring fluid intake. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Abruptio Placenta <ul><li>Placenta is the tissue that joins a mother to her baby. </li></ul><ul><li>When the placenta breaks away from the uterus ahead of time. </li></ul><ul><li>All or only part of the placenta may break away from the uterus. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be dangerous for both the mom and baby. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be deadly from lack of food and oxygen. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Signs of Abruptio Placentae <ul><li>Vaginal Bleeding </li></ul><ul><li>Abdomen Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Back Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Early Contractions </li></ul>
  9. 9. Causes of Abruptio Placenta <ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>Drug Abuse </li></ul>
  10. 10. How to Prevent Abruptio Placentae <ul><li>Bed rest </li></ul><ul><li>No Heavy Lifting </li></ul><ul><li>Eat healthy </li></ul>
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