MIDIRS


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MIDIRS

Abbreviation for:
Midwife Information and Resource Service
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Today, IA is recommended as the method of fetal monitoring that should be offered to women who are healthy and have had an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy (NICE 2001; RANZCOG, 2006; NZCOM, 2005; SOGC, 2007; MIDIRS & the NHS centre for reviews & dissemination, 2003; AWHONN, 2006).
MIDIRS and the NHS centre for reviews and dissemination (2003).
Despite the fact that research and professional body guidelines for fetal heart rate monitoring recommend IA as the most appropriate method of fetal heart rate monitoring for women who are well and have had uncomplicated pregnancies (NICE, 2001; Liston et al, 2007; RANZCOG, 2006; MIDIRS, 2003, RCM, 2005; NZCOM, 2002: ACNM, 2007), it is apparent that the presence of technology within the hospital birth setting and the spoken or unspoken pressure from medical colleagues for the use EFM for all women influences midwive's practice and choices in monitoring modality.