Category: OBGYN

Intrapartum fetal heart rate monitoring

Cardiotocography aka electronic fetal monitor, monitors theĀ fetal heartbeat and uterine contractions during pregnancy – main purpose is for peripartum fetal heart rate monitoring.

Besides accelerations, there are 3 types of decelerations that need to be differentiated as they have different etiologies, prognosis and managements – Early, Late and Variable.

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