HYPERTENSION DURING PREGNANCY
Dr. Ghadah Adnan Alkaban*, Dr. Azhar Safaa Alwardi and Dr. Rabia Adnan Alkaban
Hypertension is the most common medical disorder of pregnancy and is reported to complicate up to 1 in 10 gestations.
The National High Blood Pressure Education Program of the NHLBI classifies hypertensive disorders of pregnancy into following categories: gestational hypertension, chronic hypertension, preeclampsia, and preeclampsia superimposed on preexisting hypertension.
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