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Overview of randomised trials of diuretics in pregnancy.

Abstract:

Over the past 20 years at least 11 randomised trials of the prevention with diuretics of pre-eclampsia and its sequelae have been undertaken. Nine of these were reviewed. Reliable data from the remaining two were not available. The nine reviewed had investigated a total of nearly 7000 people. Significant evidence of prevention of "pre-eclampsia" was overwhelming, even when oedema was not included as a diagnostic criterion. But as the definitions of pre-eclampsia that had been used depended he...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Journal:
British medical journal (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
290
Issue:
6461
Pages:
17-23
Publication date:
1985-01-05
ISSN:
0267-0623
URN:
uuid:2a6fb1ee-fdca-488f-ad1f-12cf3483393a
Source identifiers:
42525
Local pid:
pubs:42525

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