cardiotocograph


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cardiotocograph

 [kahr″de-o-to´ko-graf″]
the instrument used in cardiotocography.
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Cochrane review finds that use of cardiotocograph on admission to the labour ward, rather than intermittent auscultation of the fetal heart rate, may increase risk of caesarean in low-risk women.
The cardiotocograph is connected to a smartphone that, via general packet radio service (GPRS), sends traces to the operation center, interfaced to 2CTG2 system (SEA, Italy) for computerized analysis [37].
This is often referred to as a 'non-reassuring CTG' (cardiotocograph).
The baby's well being was monitored by the dialysis nurses (several of whom were current registered midwives) during dialysis using a cardiotocograph (CTG).
The pair have questioned the use of Cardiotocograph (CTG) traces, a form of ultrasound used to monitor the baby's heartbeat, and abnormalities they may have shown up.
The midwife suggested a Caesarean section because she was concerned the dosage should not be increased, after looking at results shown by a cardiotocograph (CTC) trace attached to Miss A.
Writing in the medical journal The Lancet, Professor Martin Whittle, of Birmingham Women's Hospital, questions the ability of medical staff to interpret a commonly-used piece of equipment called a cardiotocograph.
The patient received betamethasone to stimulate fetal lung maturity, and just before a scheduled ultrasound scan 24 hours later, the antenatal fetal cardiotocograph recording showed atypical variable decelerations.
([dagger]) Cannot assess--insufficient notes (mainly no cardiotocograph).
Fetal well being was confirmed by cardiotocograph prior to every dose.
* In several cases the CD was not indicated (only early decelerations on the cardiotocograph) or actually contraindicated (abruptio placentae with intrauterine death).