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Emergency Medicine Questions (EMQ)386

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Theme: Obstetrics and gynaecology


Which of the following statements are true with regard to pre-eclampsia/eclampsia?

  1. Automated blood-pressure cuffs tend to overestimate blood pressure in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia.

  2. Women can present up to 6 weeks post-delivery with an eclamptic fit.

  3. Magnesium …

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