Eclampsia

Peter W Kaplan, J. T. Repke

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Abstract

The management of eclampsia presents many challenges for which neurologists may have an important contribution. Indeed, although they are infrequently consulted, neurologists may be most helpful in the management of seizures and intracerebral vascular events that occur in eclampsia. Although much remains to be done in understanding the pathophysiology of preeclampsia and eclampsia, newer drugs with effects on the cerebrovascular circulation (e.g., nimodipine) and on seizures may find a role in preventing neurologic compromise. More basic and clinical research from both obstetric and neurologic perspectives are required for optimal management of patients with eclampsia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)565-582
Number of pages18
JournalNeurologic Clinics
Volume12
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1994

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Eclampsia
Nervous System
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Seizures
Nimodipine
Pre-Eclampsia
Obstetrics
Blood Vessels
Research
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Neurologists

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  • Clinical Neurology

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Kaplan, P. W., & Repke, J. T. (1994). Eclampsia. Neurologic Clinics, 12(3), 565-582.

Eclampsia. / Kaplan, Peter W; Repke, J. T.

In: Neurologic Clinics, Vol. 12, No. 3, 1994, p. 565-582.

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Kaplan, PW & Repke, JT 1994, 'Eclampsia', Neurologic Clinics, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 565-582.
Kaplan PW, Repke JT. Eclampsia. Neurologic Clinics. 1994;12(3):565-582.
Kaplan, Peter W ; Repke, J. T. / Eclampsia. In: Neurologic Clinics. 1994 ; Vol. 12, No. 3. pp. 565-582.
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