A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB caring for pregnant patients with hypertensive disorders.
Maternal Mortality Hypertension
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are among the leading contributors to maternal mortality worldwide. This review describes hypertension-related maternal mortality in the United States and key strategies to improve outcomes.
Sleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy is a risk factor for development of hypertensive disorders and gestational diabetes mellitus.
A better understanding of the care and outcomes of women with severe morbidity who survive should provide insight into ways to improve care for all women and reduce both severe morbidity and mortality.