Eclampsia is a very grave complication of pregnancy, and it was formerly supposed to be uraemia.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
It is recommended as a cardiac and nervous sedative in cerebral haemorrhage and puerperal eclampsia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
Midyette had pre-eclampsia during her pregnancy, a dangerous condition associated with high blood pressure, fluid retention and weight gain.
Alere sees positive results in pre-eclampsia study.
Anticonvulsants are used for pre-eclampsia in the belief they prevent eclamptic convulsions, and so improve outcome.
Pre-eclampsia complicated by blindness.
21 year-old with pre-eclampsia complicated by blindness.
However, days after Thanksgiving, Mrs Wolven had eclampsia — a life-threatening condition for pregnant women — and had to be flown by helicopter to Houston.
Novel biomarker diagnostic test could revolutionize the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia, a complex condition that can be fatal if undiagnosed during pregnancy.