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Abnormal fetal heart rate in labour

Sambit Mukhopadhyay, Edward Morris and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

in Algorithms for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Published in print July 2014 | ISBN: 9780199651399
Published online October 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191787768 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0040
Abnormal fetal heart rate in labour

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Appropriate management of abnormal fetal heart rate patterns in labour is critical to ensure fetal well-being and avoid adverse obstetric outcomes. The chapter discusses indicators of potential low reserve, interpretation of the CTG, and management of the suspicious and pathological CTG.

Chapter.  977 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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