Eclampsia in the United Kingdom

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6987.1137b (Published 29 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1137

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  1. D G Daniel,
  2. R H Golding
  1. Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Gwent NP9 2UB

    EDITOR,—K A Douglas and C W G Redman have produced an invaluable 70 year landmark report on the state of eclampsia in the United Kingdom.1 Hopefully, more information will follow as some aspects are not discussed in detail in their paper.

    What of the 138 (26%) women who were not included in the survey, having originally seemed to fit the criteria? What did these women with pseudoeclampsia have? Five of the 64 who had a fit while receiving community based care had …

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