fetal heart rate monitoring


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fetal heart rate monitoring

The techniques used to determine the heart rate of the fetus. They include auscultation, use of an electronic device, or Doppler ultrasound.
See: deceleration; Doppler echocardiography; fetal assessment
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Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring during labour: Information from randomized trials.
3% of women had no indications for electronic fetal heart rate monitoring and were eligible for IA.
Our continued use of fetal heart rate monitoring as a means of assessing the fetus's biochemical and biophysical status has contributed much to our understanding of fetal well-being, or lack there-of.
11 Feb 17, 2012: GE Healthcare Introduces Its Next Generation Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Education Program 146
These reports also have helped solidify a patient safety approach that gives special attention to fetal heart rate monitoring, shoulder dystocia, iatrogenic prematurity, and operative deliveries.
MERIDIAN has been developed to provide uninterruptible non-invasive fetal heart rate monitoring while addressing the reported deficiencies associated with Doppler and fetal scalp electrodes.
STAN(TM) is fetal heart rate monitoring system that measures and tracks the electrical activity of the baby's heart via an internal electrode, along with uterine contractions and how well the baby uses oxygen during labor.
Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring is used to assess fetal wellbeing during labor and delivery and can help improve diagnostic accuracy of fetal compromise.
That study also showed a doubling of the rate of cesarean section due to dystocia, so there was no significant reduction in the overall cesarean rate--26% with fetal heart rate monitoring alone vs.
He also emphasized the need for continual education of all members of the delivery team to ensure an understanding of the current technology used in monitoring labor, particularly the reading and interpretation of the fetal heart rate monitoring strips.
the leading developer of custom-designed simulation-based e-learning training modules for the medical device, equipment and healthcare markets, announced today the completion of Series 1 courseware for the GE Medical Systems Information Technologies (GEMS-IT) online learning program for Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring.
The biggest problem he sees in the cases he defends that involve Pitocin administration stem from insufficient response to findings on the fetal heart rate monitoring strip.