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Preeclampsia: Screening

Release Date: April 2017

Recommendation Summary

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Pregnant woman

The USPSTF recommends screening for preeclampsia in pregnant women with blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy.


To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, select here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, select here.

Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

Current as of: April 2017

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Preeclampsia: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. April 2017.

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