8. A 20-year-old woman in her first pregnancy at 39 weeks is rushed into the labour ward from the antenatal ward with a seizure. She had been noted to have developed a blood pressure of 140/95 mmHg with albuminuria the previous day and had been admitted for further assessments and management. Her biochemistry shows a haemoglobin of 10.5 mg/dL, platelets
of 9,000 x 10 9 /L, Lactate dehydrogenase 700 U/L [Normal<524], aspartate aminotransferase 85 U/L [Normal <32], serum creatinine 90 µmol/L [Normal: <80] and blood urea nitrogen 4.5 mmol/L [Normal: <3.9].
What one of the following management options is the most appropriate first-line measure?