Preeclampsia and other Screening Tests

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Preeclampsia could lead to more serious complications like eclampsia and death. Screen all pregnant women with blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy. It reduces maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality.

Thyroid Cancer: No need to get screening tests.

Obesity: Screen all children 6 years and older. Healthy weight 5 – 85 percentile. Healthy eating and safe exercises; supervise physical activity. Behavior change is important;

Prostate Cancer: third leading cause of death; DO NOT use PSA test for Screening.


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