Dr Munira Bashir


Hypertension complicating pregnancy is one of the commonest disorders
of pregnancy and is a leading cause of maternal and infant morbidity and
mortality and contributes significantly to intra-uterine fetal growth
retardation and death due to placental insufficiency and abruption
placentae as revealed in various studies. Therefore the present study using
quasi-experimental time series non-equivalent control group design was
conducted at 16 weeks of gestation till Ist week of delivery on 110
hypertensive pregnant women at Maternity Hospital, SKIMS, Srinagar
Kashmir (J&K, India) to determine the effectiveness of specialized prenatal
program on their fetal outcome. The study revealed a significant difference
in fetal outcome of experimental group (55) as compared to control group
of hypertensive pregnant women (55).
Key words: Hypertension in pregnancy; fetal outcome; specialized
prenatal program

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Dr. Munira Bashir; Improved fetal outcome among hypertensive pregnant women as a result of specialized prenatal program-A study; International Journal of Nursing and Medical Science 2018; 7 (4), 01-16.


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