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Investigating progressive muscle relaxation and guided imagery in pre-eclampsia treatment

Participants' baseline sociodemographic characteristics are presented in Table 1 and clinical data are shown in Table 2. Participants' mean ages were 56.95 years for the study group and 59.18 years...

Effect of relaxation exercise on fasting blood glucose and blood pressure in gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is one of the most common complications of pregnancy (Spaight et al, 2016) The prevalence of gestational diabetes in developed and developing countries is increasing (Donovan et...

Using a smartphone app to identify signs of pre-eclampsia and/or worsening blood pressure

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) are classified as gestational hypertension, pre-existing or chronic hypertension and pre-eclampsia HDP complicate 10% of pregnancies and the incidence of...

Diagnosis and management of pre-eclampsia: A clinical perspective on recent advances in the field

Pre-eclampsia is a global health problem, which complicates 2–8% of all pregnancies and contributes to 15% of preterm births and 9–26% of maternal deaths worldwide (World Health Organization (WHO),...

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