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Mayo Clinic - Causes of preeclampsia

Preeclampsia used to be called toxemia because it was thought to be caused by a toxin in a pregnant woman’s bloodstream. This theory has been discarded, but researchers have yet to determine what causes preeclampsia.

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Mayo Clinic – Symptoms of preeclampsia

Preeclampsia can develop gradually but often starts abruptly, after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Preeclampsia may range from mild to severe.

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National Department of Health – Clinical guidelines for the management of HIV & AIDS in adults and a

These guidelines complement existing HIV/AIDS and TB management guidelines, and are the result of extensive consultation through the SANAC Treatment Technical Task Team.

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South African antiretroviral guidelines

Guidelines for antiretroviral drugs in South Africa.

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AIDS fact sheet

Important information about HIV/AIDS.

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WHO - Use of antiretroviral drugs for treating pregnant women & preventing HIV infection in infants

Recent developments suggest that substantial clinical and programmatic advantages can come from adopting a single, universal regimen both to treat HIV-infected pregnant women and to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

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SA STI guidelines - protocol for the management of a person with sexually transmitted infection

First line comprehensive management and control of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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SA PMTCT guidelines - prevention of mother-to-child transmission

Clinical guidelines from the National Department of Health, South Africa; South African National AIDS Council.

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SA PMTCT - HIV and pregnancy - information for doctors

Helpful information for doctors and health care professionals about HIV/AIDS and pregnancy.

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CDC PMTCT guidelines - Mother-to-Child HIV transmission and prevention

HIV transmission from mother to child during pregnancy, labour and delivery, or breastfeeding is called perinatal transmission. Download attached PDF for more…

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