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tracing

 [trās´ing]
a graphic record produced by copying another, or scribed by an instrument capable of making a visual record of movements.

trac·ing

(trās'ing),
1. Any graphic display of electrical or mechanical cardiovascular events, for example, electrocardiogram, phlebogram.
See also: curve.
2. In dentistry, a line or lines, scribed on a table or plate by a pointed instrument, representing a record of movements of the mandible; may be extraoral (made outside the oral cavity) or intraoral (made within the oral cavity).

tracing

Etymology: L, trahere, to draw
a graphic record of a physical event, such as an electrocardiograph tracing made by pens on a moving sheet of paper while the electric impulses of heart muscle contractions are recorded.

trac·ing

(trās'ing)
1. A graphic reproduction of the outline or salient features of a physical object or structure.
See also: curve
2. Any graphic display of electrical or mechanical events in normal or diseased tissues or organs, as detected or measured by diagnostic instruments.
See also: curve
3. dentistry A line or lines, inscribed on a table or plate by a pointed instrument, representing a record of movements of the mandible; may be extraoral (made outside the oral cavity) or intraoral (made within the oral cavity).

trac·ing

(trās'ing)
In dentistry, line or lines, scribed on a table or plate by a pointed instrument, representing a record of mandibular movements; may be extraoral (made outside the oral cavity) or intraoral (made within the oral cavity).

tracing

a graphic record produced by copying another, or scribed by an instrument capable of making a visual record of movements.
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We have reasonable data to know that the vast majority of patients with category I fetal heart rate tracings will have a normal pH.
Ultimately, before intervening based on an abnormal FHR tracing, it is paramount to confirm that the data are adequate for interpretation and represent the actual FHR.
Among suspicious tracings, 9 cases delivered by caesarean section, 8 delivered by forceps delivery and all ominous cases were delivered by caesarean section.
If you place white paper on top of your tracing while it is still taped to the window, you can trace the tracing in pencil or another medium to make a more permanent drawing.
If you use strip-chart recording, it is better to mount the best 10-second strip on a report form than to keep the entire tracing rolled up in a file.
About an hour later, nurses notified the ObGyn that monitor tracings were irregular; the ObGyn gave orders for the mother to start pushing again.
Macones to discuss the management of fetal heart rate tracings and the implications of the various categories on fetal wellbeing or the lack thereof.
An emergency cesarean delivery should have been performed when variable decelerations were seen on tracings.
Under this system, Category I FHR tracings are normal and not associated with fetal acidemia.
Some otolaryngologists would consider these electronystagmography (ENG) tracings to be normal because the nystagmus does not reach 6[degrees]/sec.