Pitfalls with the New American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Task Force on Hypertension in Pregnancy

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Abstract

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Task Force on Hypertension in Pregnancy was created to evaluate the existing literature, develop practice guidelines, and identify areas for future research focus. Several issues were identified that may not have been initially obvious during the process of developing this document, including limited practical use, a lack of high quality literature, conflicting recommendations, a potential for high resource utilization, need for continually updated information, and little headway in research that is clinically useful. The purpose of this review was to make suggestions to improving these guidelines' overall usefulness and consistency for the busy clinician.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-152
Number of pages12
JournalClinical obstetrics and gynecology
Volume60
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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