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Intravenous Magnesium Sulphate for the Treatment of Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia in the Pre-Hospital Setting: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: November 11, 2015
Project Number: RB0929-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of intravenous magnesium sulphate for the treatment of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia in the pre-hospital setting?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the administration of intravenous magnesium sulphate to patients with pre-eclampsia or eclampsia in the pre-hospital setting?

Key Message

One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the administration of intravenous magnesium sulphate to patients with pre-eclampsia or eclampsia in the pre-hospital setting. No information was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of intravenous magnesium sulphate for the treatment of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia in the pre-hospital setting.