Diagnosing and managing peripartum cardiomyopathy

Jeanne S. Sheffield, F. Gary Cunningham

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Abstract

Because symptoms of early heart failure may mimic common pregnancy complaints, they are often missed. Diagnosis of this rare, often fatal, disorder is one of exclusion, with older, overweight, black women - especially hose with multiple births - at greatest risk.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-78
Number of pages5
JournalEmergency Medicine
Volume44
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1999

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Multiple Birth Offspring
Peripartum Period
Cardiomyopathies
Heart Failure
Pregnancy

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  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Services

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Diagnosing and managing peripartum cardiomyopathy. / Sheffield, Jeanne S.; Cunningham, F. Gary.

In: Emergency Medicine, Vol. 44, No. 7, 07.1999, p. 74-78.

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Sheffield, Jeanne S. ; Cunningham, F. Gary. / Diagnosing and managing peripartum cardiomyopathy. In: Emergency Medicine. 1999 ; Vol. 44, No. 7. pp. 74-78.
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