OB Emergencies

Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy: Am I still giving Mag?

Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy: Am I still giving Mag?

The use of Magnesium Sulfate for Preeclampsia and Eclampsia is still fairly common in most prehospital systems, and is an acceptable treatment option in that setting, however, in the critical care environment where providers have access to an expanded drug formulary and scope of practice other medications have been shown more effective.