Questions to determine whether you are alert, such as asking you to state the current time, date, and place.
Checking for signs of vision problems. You may be asked to read and may have your eyes examined.
With frequent physical exams, your doctor or nurse-midwife can closely monitor your condition. Noticing small but important changes makes it possible to catch complications in their early stages and to assess how rapidly they are progressing.
Laboratory tests are also important for monitoring preeclampsia. Often changes in the blood and urine occur before you start to notice physical symptoms of severe preeclampsia.
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November 14, 2014
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