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mon·i·tor

 (mŏn′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. One that admonishes, cautions, or reminds, especially with respect to matters of conduct.
2. A pupil who assists a teacher in routine duties.
3.
a. A usually electronic device used to record, regulate, or control a process or system.
b. A video display or speaker used in a production studio to check audio or video quality: The sound engineer detected a hiss on the monitor.
c. Computers A device that accepts video signals from a computer and displays information on a screen; a video display.
4. Computers A program that observes, supervises, or controls the activities of other programs.
5. An articulated device holding a rotating nozzle with which a jet of water is regulated, used in mining and firefighting.
6.
a. A heavily ironclad warship of the 19th century with a low, flat deck and one or more gun turrets.
b. A modern warship designed for coastal bombardment.
v. mon·i·tored, mon·i·tor·ing, mon·i·tors
v.tr.
1. To check the quality or content of (an electronic audio or visual signal) by means of a receiver.
2. To check by means of an electronic receiver for significant content, such as military, political, or illegal activity: monitor a suspected criminal's phone conversations.
3. To keep track of systematically with a view to collecting information: monitor the bear population of a national park; monitored the political views of the people.
4. To test or sample, especially on a regular or ongoing basis: monitored the city's drinking water for impurities.
5. To keep close watch over; supervise: monitor an examination.
6. To direct.
v.intr.
To act as a monitor.

[Latin, from monēre, to warn; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mon′i·tor·ship′ n.

monitoring

(ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ)
n
1. the act of being a monitor of something
2. (Mechanical Engineering) mechanical engineering the act of observing or recording an engine or other device or its activity or performance
3. (Broadcasting) the act of checking a radio or television broadcast or its technical quality

monitoring

1. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of one's own or allied forces for the purposes of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable.
2. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes.
3. The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof with radiation measuring instruments. Also called radiological monitoring.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monitoring - the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)monitoring - the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it); "the monitoring of enemy communications plays an important role in war times"
observance, watching, observation - the act of observing; taking a patient look
Translations

monitoring

[ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ]
A. N
1. [of process, situation] → supervisión f, control m; [of patient, elections] → observación f; [of agreement, law] → supervisión f
2. (Electronics) → monitorización f
3. (Rad) [of broadcasts, station] → escucha f
B. CPD [body, responsibility] → de observación, de verificación

monitoring

n
(of foreign station, telephone conversation)Abhören nt; (of TV programme)Mithören nt
(= controlling, checking)Überwachung f; (of personal expenditure etc)Kontrolle f
adj attrÜberwachungs-, Kontroll-; monitoring bodyKontrollorgan nt; monitoring functionÜberwachungs- or Kontrollfunktion f

mon·i·tor·ing

n. monitoreo, acción de monitorear;
blood pressure ______ de la presión arterial;
cardiac ______ cardíaco;
fetal ______ del corazón fetal.

monitoring

n monitorización f, monitoreo, seguimiento; ambulatory ECG — monitorización electrocardiográfica ambulatoria, monitoreo electrocardio-gráfico ambulatorio
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has launched its newest Fetal Monitoring Workstation, which combines fetal monitoring and electronic medical record (EMR) hardware in a single bedside cart.
Recent Norwegian research (2013) revealed inadequate fetal monitoring is responsible for 50% of the cases where human error caused birth asphyxia (oxygen deficiency).
The Meridian M110 Fetal Monitoring System is an intrapartum fetal monitor that externally measures and displays fetal heart rate, maternal heart rate, and uterine contractions.
28 September 2016 - New Jersey-based fetal surveillance systems developer PeriGen has acquired the WatchChild Fetal Monitoring System from Illinois-based medical technology company Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
Informing parents about electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) promotes decision making and satisfaction with their delivery experience (Rattray, Flowers, Miles & Clarke, 2011).
5 hours, when fetal monitoring results worsened and bradycardia developed.
Various intrapartum fetal monitoring techniques have been advocated with variable predictability.
Inadequate fetal monitoring, lack of clinical skills, and failure to obtain senior medical staff assistance are most often cited in Norwegian compensation claims following birth asphyxia.
The new Fetal Monitoring Workstation from GCX Corporation, the industry leader in medical-grade mounting solutions, combines fetal monitoring and IT hardware in one singlecart solution to improve operational workflow for labor and delivery nurses and nurse managers.
In this text, the 2nd edition, the authors add chapters on pattern transitions, antepartum monitoring, patterns associated with diseases, fetal monitoring technology, and legal considerations to the examples, images, case illustrations, and pattern analysis of the 1st edition.
This great little fetal monitoring primer, first published in 1992, updated in 1997 and now again in 2008, at 232 pages in length is a must read for all involved in intrapartum care.
The Obstetrics Archive fetal monitoring software allows clinicians to view procedures on a computer and store the results, reducing the need for filing paper printouts.