Shaun Brennecke
05 February 2018

Preeclampsia - What Are we Learning? (Part One)

Part one of this two-part series on preeclampsia provides a fascinating introduction to a disease of pregnancy that is steeped in history and myths. Professor Shaun Brennecke's insightful, practical and knowledgable talk will uncover the facts and bring you up to speed on the most modern information available regarding this deadly disease.


Shaun Brennecke


Professor Shaun Brennecke is the Director, Department of Perinatal Medicine, and Head of its Pregnancy Research Centre at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne. Professor Brennecke graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1978 and in 1984 he received a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Oxford University, England for studies on the control of prostaglandins in the perinatal period. Professor Brennecke's clinical and research interests focus on aspects of Maternal Fetal Medicine, especially pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction, preterm labour, placental function, the endocrinology of human pregnancy and parturition, the assessment of fetal welfare, miscarriage and factors influencing perinatal morbidity and mortality. He has published over 170 clinical and research papers on these topics.


16 Jul 2018
Wonderful presenter, engaging, informative and great explanation.
10 Jul 2018
Really interesting and informative.
31 May 2018
Another excellent presentation
30 May 2018
Engaging, interesting and easy to understand.
24 May 2018
Very clear, well presented
23 May 2018
18 May 2018
Informative, clear and interesting presentation.
18 May 2018
excellent tutorial
18 May 2018
excellent tutorial
18 May 2018
The best and clearest explanation of the cause of preeclampsia I've heard
15 May 2018
I enjoyed the presentation
06 May 2018
Concise but detailed explanation.
02 May 2018
Excellent and imformative lecture. Very important issues that need to be identified in pre eclampsia .this imformation is required k knowledge in emergency, so patient can have best possible outcomes
01 May 2018
I enjoyed this preeclampsia talk. Only thought would be to make it longer and more in-depth
27 Apr 2018
Very engaging, easy to understand, succinct.
25 Apr 2018
interesting, easy to understand
23 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Very interesting, clear and concise.
16 Apr 2018
12 Apr 2018
A great explation of pre-eclampsia.
07 Apr 2018
Well presented and explained.
21 Mar 2018
Great knowledge and presentation
06 Mar 2018
Great resource! Very informative and engaging.
27 Feb 2018
I found this recourse material very informative, and I will put what I have learn't into action..
26 Feb 2018
Great learning
23 Feb 2018
Excellent. Concise and practical
22 Feb 2018
A good review of evidence based disease process that can be used to improve treatment plans
19 Feb 2018
Great information
19 Feb 2018
Great presentation
18 Feb 2018
Simple and clear presentation
10 Feb 2018
Excellent introduction to this complex topic
07 Feb 2018
Very informative and easily understood
07 Feb 2018
Very informative and well presented,relevant examples make me more understandable.
07 Feb 2018
Reinforces previous knowledge but emphasises the importance of monitoring pregnant ladies and their symptoms
07 Feb 2018
very easy to listen to and understand It is a disease that needs monitoring very carefully
14 Sep 2017
Very insightful, easy to follow.

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