Preeclampsia, which is also called toxemia, is a problem that occurs in some women during pregnancy. Possible signs of preeclampsia are: high blood pressure, swelling that doesn't go away and large amounts of protein in the urine.
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AAPEC - Australian Action on Pre Eclampsia
AAPEC is a voluntary organisation set up to provide support and information to Australian families who have suffered from pre-eclampsia
Action on Pre-eclampsia (APEC) Home Page
Signs and symptoms, information, and site links.
FamilyDoctor.org: Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
Information for patients from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
MedicineNet: Pregnancy: Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
Consumer information about preeclampsia and eclampsia, includes who is at risk, symptoms and treatment.
Assessment, treatment and follow-up of preeclampsia.
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