electronic fetal monitoring


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electronic fetal monitoring

n. monitoreo de las señales vitales de un feto.
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Electronic fetal monitoring was introduced in the early 1970s as a tool to assess fetal well-being in the antepartum and intrapartum period with the focus on prevention of perinatal morbidity and mortality.
With electronic fetal monitoring (EFM), the following expectations came: provision of accurate FECG information, information of value in diagnosing fetal distress, prevention of fetal death or morbidity, and superiority over many methods.
Alfirevic Z, Devane D, Gyte GM, Continuous cardiotocography (CTG) as a form of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) for fetal assessment during labour.
Efficacy and safety of intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring: an update.
The Simulated EFM App is a low cost instructional technology to simulate electronic fetal monitoring in multiple settings including large classrooms, individual learning opportunities, and simulation settings.
Jennifer and her fetus were monitored by an electronic fetal monitoring unit that tracks the mother's contractions and the fetal heart rate and records that information on a "strip." Jennifer was admitted in the morning.
This edition emphasizes assessment/clinical practice and interventions and has new National Institute of Child Health & Human Development terms for electronic fetal monitoring, as well as patient safety and risk management strategies and information on the latest assessment and monitoring devices.
Although any discussion of fetal surveillance must include reference to the advent of the era of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM), it is not our intention, beyond briefly touching on the randomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing EFM with IA during the 1980's, to provide any detail on this form of fetal surveillance.
Women who had planned a home birth, as compared with women who had planned a hospital birth with a midwife, were 68% less likely to have electronic fetal monitoring, 59% less likely to have assisted vaginal delivery, 59% less likely to have a third--or fourth-degree perineal tear, and 38% less likely to have postpartum hemorrhage.
Historical controversy in health technology assessment: the case of electronic fetal monitoring. Obstet Gynecol Surv 2001; 56: 707-719.
Health bosses must address problems in the use and interpretation of electronic fetal monitoring - a common feature in a large number of high-value obstetric clinical negligence claims, he said.
An intervention that is not recommended is electronic fetal monitoring in labor, because it has been associated with a higher risk of cerebral palsy and is unsuccessful in preventing neurological disability from premature birth.

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