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Defense Verdict obtained in Preeclampsia Case

May 30, 2014

 

The Case

During the course of her second and third trimesters, this young pregnant woman’s weight and blood pressure increased from 180 pounds to 200 pounds and her blood pressures went from 110/64 to 142/86, respectively. The patient was compliant with her prenatal visits; each time her glucose/albumin dip stick tests were within normal range, no edema was noted, and she did not have any …

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