Table 6

Management of hypertensive disorders identified by FWV during antenatal check-up at union health and family welfare centre

Cases diagnosed by FWVReceived in-facility management, n(%)Referred, n (%)
Counselling*Antihypertensive†Magnesium sulphate‡
No hypertensive disorders, n=1538287 (18.7)n/an/an/a
Gestational hypertension, n=124 (33.3)1 (8.3)n/a1 (8.3)
Pre-eclampsia, n=62 (33.3)1 (16.7)n/a3 (50.0)
Severe pre-eclampsia, n=43 (75.0)0 (0)4 (100.0)3 (75.0)
  • *Counselling on at least one danger signs of pre-eclampsia.

  • †Oral hydralazine, nifedipine, labetalol or methyldopa.

  • ‡A loading dose of intramuscular magnesium sulphate (10 gm).

  • FWV, Family Welfare Visitor.