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ULTRASOUND MEASURES RISK OF PULMONARY EDEMA FROM PREECLAMPSIA

A lung ultrasound could help physicians quickly determine whether a pregnant woman with preeclampsia is at risk of respiratory failure, according to preliminary research published in Anesthesiology. About 60,000 women worldwide die as a result of preeclampsia, which causes severely high blood pressure. Potential complications include stroke, bleeding, and pulmonary edema, which can lead to respiratory failure. The study suggests …

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