USPSTF: Screen All Pregnant Women for Pre-eclampsia

All pregnant women should be screened for preeclampsia with blood pressure measurements throughout their pregnancy, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

There is “adequate evidence” that screening for preeclampsia has a “substantial benefit” for both mother and infant and that any harms resulting from screening and treatment are “no greater than small,” stated Kristen Bibbins-Dimingo, PhD, MD, of the USPSTF, and colleagues.

Read more at MedPage Today.

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