Priority 17 from the Blood Pressure in Pregnancy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the optimum blood pressure thresholds (for initiation) and targets for postnatal antihypertensive treatment? (JLA PSP Priority 17)
Overall ranking 17
JLA question ID 0099/17
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Prevention and treatment of postpartum hypertension.Magee L, von Dadelszen P.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Apr 30;(4):CD004351. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004351.pub3. Review.PMID:23633317

Health Research Classification System category Reproductive health and childbirth
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How quickly to wean post delivery  ~ What are reasonable management plans and thresholds including best medical treatments for post natal hypertension, including a better model of care for transferring management from hospital to community (currently a mess, at least here!)
Submitted by  1 woman, 1 healthcare
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0099
PSP name Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.

50 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)

Date of priority setting workshop 20 June 2019