BIO 105 - Study identifies warning signs of pregnancy danger

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Study identifies warning signs of pregnancy danger http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-09/tu-siw083007.php 1 of 2 9/1/07 11:12 AM Black, a professor in the nursing department at Temple University, researches changes that may occur in women with pregnancy induced hypertension when they progress from a mild to worsening form. Click here for more information. Public release date: 1-Sep-2007 [ Print Article | E-mail Article | Close Window ] Contact: Anna Nguyen anna.nguyen@temple.edu 215-707-1731 Temple University Study identifies warning signs of pregnancy danger Increased stress levels could indicate worsening pregnancy-induced hypertension Warnings signs such as increased stress could indicate that pregnancy-induced hypertension is reaching life-threatening levels, found Temple University researcher Kathleen Black, DNSc, RNC, the author of a study in the September/October issue of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing. “The condition is variable and can change quickly. We need to be aware of symptoms changing from mild to worse. A higher number of symptoms could also mean [pregnancy-induced hypertension] is getting worse,” Black said. Also known as preeclampsia and gestational hypertension,
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