What is included in the prehospital care for suspected preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Prehospital care for pregnant patients with suspected preeclampsia includes the following:

  • Oxygen via face mask

  • Intravenous access

  • Cardiac monitoring

  • Transportation of patient in left lateral decubitus position

  • Seizure precautions


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