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Management of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in the postpartum period

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This thesis aimed to explore whether self-management techniques, effective in essential hypertension, could be applied to women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy postpartum (HDP). HDP affect one in ten pregnancies, remain a leading cause of maternal death worldwide and are associated with elevated long-term maternal cardiovascular risk. Hypertension often persists postpartum and complications can occur. During the puerperium, multiple stresses on new mothers and their healthcare pro...

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Role:
Examiner
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National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Oxford at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust More from this funder
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Funding agency for:
McManus, R
Grant:
NIHR-RP-02-12-015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2018-01-30

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