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Management of eclampsia in the prehospital setting
  1. Alonso A Mateos Rodriguez,
  2. Miguel Ángel Benito Vellisca
  1. Servicio de Urgencias Medicas de Madrid SUMMA 112, Consejeria de Sanidad, Comurildad de Madrid, Spain
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Alonso A Mateos Rodriguez
 C/Tramontana, 3 2d 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain; amateo.summa{at}


Eclampsia is an uncommon and serious condition, particularly in the pre-hospital setting. Immediate treatment is required and should include airway control, administration of oxygen, anti-epileptics and magnesium, hypertension control, and urgent delivery of the baby.

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