Chapter 43. Electronic Fetal Monitoring: A Systematic Approach

  1. T. Murphy Goodwin MD Professor,
  2. Martin N. Montoro MD Professor of Clinical Medicine,
  3. Laila I. Muderspach MD Chairman,
  4. Richard J. Paulson MD Professor and
  5. Subir Roy MD Professor
  1. David A. Miller

Published Online: 16 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323030.ch43

Management of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fifth Edition

Management of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Miller, D. A. (2010) Electronic Fetal Monitoring: A Systematic Approach, in Management of Common Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fifth Edition (eds T. M. Goodwin, M. N. Montoro, L. I. Muderspach, R. J. Paulson and S. Roy), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323030.ch43

Editor Information

  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169165

Online ISBN: 9781444323030

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Keywords:

  • electronic fetal monitoring - systematic approach;
  • intrapartum fetal heart rate monitoring - fetal oxygenation adequacy assessment, during labor;
  • intrapartum FHR monitoring management approaches;
  • FHR tracing evaluation - “A” - assessing oxygen pathway;
  • maternal blood pressure correction - maternal hypotension reducing fetal oxygenation;
  • second-stage pushing technique;
  • intrapartum amnio-infusion - isotonic fluid infusion into amniotic cavity;
  • FHR re-evaluation after corrective measures - “C,” clear obstacles to rapid delivery;
  • time until vaginal delivery estimation - cervical dilation and uterine cavity adequacy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Management

  • Conclusion

  • The final decision

  • References