acoustic stimulation test

acoustic stimulation test

a test for fetal well-being in which an acoustic device is used to stimulate the fetus and accelerate its fetal heart rate.

a·cou·stic stim·u·la·tion test

(ă-kūs'tik stim'yū-lā'shŭn test)
A test for fetal well-being through use of an acoustic device to stimulate the fetus and cause acceleration of fetal heart rate.
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Fetal panting: Yet another response to the external vibratory acoustic stimulation test.
3) Hence vibro acoustic stimulation test provides reassurance of fetal well-being.
This acoustic stimulation test offers an advantage over NST by lowering both the incidence of non-reactive test and testing time and could thus use as a test of fetal assessment.
So, in order to identify non-reactive results and to avoid unnecessary intervention and additional acoustic stimulation test will be effective in identification of false positive NSTs.
To compare and evaluate the role of non-stress test and vibro acoustic stimulation test on the perinatal outcome.
To evaluate vibro acoustic stimulation test as a screening test for early intrapartum foetal monitoring.
Antepartum fetal heart rate response to sound stimulation the acoustic stimulation test.

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