Priority 8 from the Blood Pressure in Pregnancy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the best way to diagnose pre-eclampsia promptly? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
Overall ranking 8
JLA question ID 0099/8
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

 None identified

Health Research Classification System category  Reproductive health and childbirth
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How can pre-eclampsia be diagnosed earlier in pregnancy? ~ How early could preeclampsia be detected? ~ Can it be identified earlier now Is there a specific test that can diagnose pre-eclampsia from PIH with/without protienuria ~ Are there any tell-tale signs that could alert health professionals earlier? Is there confusion in diagnosing PIH from pre-eclampsia and is this having a negative effect on management/outcomes. Eg wrongly diagnosed PIH as pre-eclampsia causing itragenic preterm birth
Submitted by 7 women, 1 who knew a person/relative/friend with pregnancy hypertension, 4 healthcare, 1 other, 3 literature review of uncertainties reported
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