Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Pakistan (SOGP) Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Guidelines- 2022

  • Shehla M Baqai CMH Lahore Medical College, Lahore/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Rehana Rahim Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar Pakistan
  • Hasan Ala Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi Pakistan
  • Shahida Husain Tarar Nawaz Sharif Medical College, Gujrat Pakistan
  • Fareesa Waqar Riphah International University, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Haleema Yasmeen Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi Pakistan
  • Anam Waheed Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA
Keywords: Guideline, Pregnancy, Hypertension, Pregnancy outcome, Preeclampsia, Prognosis

Abstract

The Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologist Pakistan Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (SOGP- HDP) guideline is evidence based practical clinical guide to the management of pregnant women with hypertension. It defines hypertension, preeclampsia & severe hypertension, encourages measuring blood pressure (BP) accurately, preferably by automated/mercury blood pressure monitors. The guideline gives an approach to screening, risk prediction and prevention of preeclampsia and management of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. The guideline emphasizes experienced team management approach and mandatory hospital protocols for the management of pregnant women with hypertension. The aim is to have locally tailored easy to follow protocols for preconception care, screening, prevention and management of women at risk of preeclampsia; management of chronic hypertension in pregnancy, antihypertensive therapy for severe and non-severe hypertension. In addition, it discusses post-partum management, contraception, follow-up, discusses risk of recurrence and long-term follow up for women with preeclampsia to mitigate future cardio-metabolic risks to maternal health associated with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

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Published
2022-06-21
How to Cite
Baqai, S., Rahim, R., Ala, H., Tarar, S., Waqar, F., Yasmeen, H., & Waheed, A. (2022). Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Pakistan (SOGP) Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Guidelines- 2022. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal (PAFMJ), 72(3), 731-53. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v72i3.8600
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