Treatment of acute, emergent HTN in Obstetrics

10 mins by Dr.Chapa'sObGynPearls: Texas A&M College of Medicine |

Severe uncontrolled hypertension in pregnancy is a risk factor for maternal stroke. In April 2017, the ACOG updated its guidelines for use of oral nifedipine for emergent blood pressure therapy. In this podcast we will review this 2017 updated guideline for the treatment of emergent hypertension in Obstetrics (ACOG CO 692).