Why should fluid input be carefully measured in preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Careful measurement of fluid input and output is advisable, particularly in the immediate postpartum period. Many patients will have a brief (up to 6 h) period of oliguria following delivery; this should be anticipated and not overcorrected.


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