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Physiologic adaptations to pregnancy.
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PMID:  22840789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Pregnancy leads to diverse physiologic changes to accommodate the demands of the developing fetoplacental unit, which affect many major organ systems. Understanding these physiologic adaptations to pregnancy is important for all clinicians because they have important implications for the diagnosis and management of various disorders. This article provides a brief overview of the most notable of these adaptations, including cardiovascular, hematologic, respiratory, renal, immunologic, and gastrointestinal. Clinical correlate of pharmacokinetics and a patient case study are included.
Authors:
Justine Chang; David Streitman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1557-9875     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  781-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee-Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.
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