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Preeclampsia management: different insight from hospital to hospital approach in Indonesia

Firdy Liwang , Agha Bhargah

Firdy Liwang
Faculty of Medicine, Sam Ratulangi University, Manado-Indonesia. Email: firdy.liwang@gmail.com

Agha Bhargah
Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Bali-Indonesia
Online First: January 09, 2019 | Cite this Article
Liwang, F., Bhargah, A. 2019. Preeclampsia management: different insight from hospital to hospital approach in Indonesia. Indonesia Journal of Biomedical Science 13(1): 1-6. DOI:10.15562/ijbs.v13i1.170

Introduction: The incidence of preeclampsia quite high and can cause high morbidity and mortality rates for pregnant women thereby preeclampsia is still a problem experienced worldwide. Preeclampsia in Indonesia still gives a frightening impression for both the mother and the fetus. The key to success in the treatment of preeclampsia is prevention and adequate therapy to reduce morbidity and mortality. Indonesia itself, which is an archipelagic country resulting in far apart geographical location between one central hospital to another central hospital that will cause some differences related to the treatment of preeclampsia itself.

Aim: The purpose of this review is to give an overview of the different approaches to handling preeclampsia in hospitals in Indonesia, especially Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar and Kandou General Hospital Manado.

Conclusion: There are several differences in the treatment of severe preeclampsia at Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar Bali and Prof. Dr. R.D. Kandou Hospital Manado. The differences found were ways to induce labor, use of corticosteroids, detail of MGSO4 administration, and the selection of antihypertensive drugs.



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