nonstress test


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Related to nonstress test: Biophysical profile, Contraction stress test

non·stress test

 (nŏn′strĕs′)
n.
An ultrasound examination of a fetus that measures fetal well-being by correlating fetal movement with changes in fetal heartbeat.
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This prospective study was carried out in 175 cases with gestational age equal to or greater than 28 weeks, no uterine activity at the time of induction, cervical dilatation should be less than 3 cm and effacement should be less than 50%, positive nonstress test without having history of antepartum hemorrhage, cesarean section, and allergy to prostaglandins selected by purposive sampling method during April to August 2002 at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Guru Gobind Singh Hospital, Jamnagar, and M.
The particular antepartum test selected, whether nonstress test, contraction stress test, or biophysical profile, may be chosen according to local practice" (34).
The investigators used the average of each patient's nonstress test results to categorize results as reactive or nonreactive.
7%) patients were delivered due to fetal indications, defined as decreased fetal movement or a nonreactive nonstress test.
Brian Rosner, a second-year resident, performed a second nonstress test and monitored the fetus.
AFTER A FAILED NONSTRESS TEST, a mother was admitted to triage for blood pressure monitoring.
Investigators used the average of nonstress test results for each patient to categorize results as reactive or nonreactive.
Screening for fetal well-being in a high-risk pregnant population comparing the nonstress test with umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry: a randomized controlled clinical trial.
Perform a nonstress test to assess fetal well-being