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Blood pressure readings with preeclampsia

  1. 0 What are the guidelines for preeclampsia? How high is too high with bp? Like 160/100
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  3. Visit  iteachob profile page
    #1 3
    According to ACOG (via Lowdermilk & Perry OB text): Elevations over prepregnancy values are no longer considered diagnotic for preeclampsia. Women who present with a 30mmHg increase in systolic or 15mmHg diastolic will require closer observation if this occurs along with proteinuria and hyperuricemia (6mg/dL or more).
  4. Visit  Baby Catcher, CNM profile page
    #2 0
    Preeclampsia can not be diagnosed by elevated BP alone. Protienuria must also be present.