fetal distress syndrome


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fetal distress syndrome

n.
An abnormal condition of a fetus during gestation or at the time of delivery, marked by altered heart rate or rhythm and leading to compromised blood flow or changes in blood chemistry.

fetal distress syndrome

Obstetrics Intrauterine fetal hypoxia caused by prematurity or antepartum maternal infection, DM, eclampsia, HDN, hemorrhage, and others Clinical Tachycardia >160/min or bradycardia <100/min, which carries a worse prognosis, and ↓ pH
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