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Hyperemesis gravidarum: Current aspect.
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PMID:  22085059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An advanced state of nausea and vomiting, which are common symptoms of early pregnancy, is known as hyperemesis gravidarum and may result in dehydration, ketonuria, catabolism and require hospitalisation. Aetiological factors include increased hCG and steroids, multiple pregnancy and vitamin deficiency. Differential diagnosis of nausea and vomiting should be made and supportive treatment as well as antiemetic therapy is recommended. This review discusses aetiology and management modalities of hyperemesis gravidarum including fluid therapy, antiemetics, vitamins, psychological support and non-pharmacological measures.
Authors:
A G Tamay; N K Ku U
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1364-6893     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309140     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  708-712     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Celal Bayar University.
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