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Portions of this abstract were presented as a poster presentation (#138) at the 42nd annual pregnancy meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Virtual meeting Jan 31-Feb 5, 2022.
AJOG at a Glance:
A. Why was this study conducted?
This study was conducted to assess the impact of the Maternal Fetal Triage index on time to assessment and time to intervention in patients with severe hypertension in pregnancy.
B. What are the key findings?
Time from arrival to assessment, prophylaxis with magnesium sulfate, and administration of antihypertensives significantly improved with implementation of the Maternal Fetal Triage Index in patients with severe hypertension in pregnancy.
C. What does this study add to what is already known?
The Maternal Fetal Triage Index can improve efficiency in assessment and management in patients with severe hypertension in pregnancy in an urban, inner- city hospital setting.
CRediT author statement
Eva Hoffmann, MD: Conceptualization, Methodology, Investigation, Writing- Original draft preparation, Reviewing and Editing, Project administration. Kristie Wilburn-Wren, MD Investigation, Writing- Reviewing and Editing, Shena J. Dillon, MD: Conceptualization, Methodology, Investigation, Data curation, Writing- Reviewing and editing Amarily Barahona, DNP, CNM, APRN, C-EFM Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing- Reviewing and Editing Donald D. McIntire, PhD: Investigation, Data Curation, Formal analysis, Resources, Visualization David B. Nelson, MD: Supervision, Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing- Reviewing and Editing.