Continuous Postnatal Heart Rate Monitoring in the Newborn

  title={Continuous Postnatal Heart Rate Monitoring in the Newborn},
  author={D. Vidyasagar and U O Asonye and J Bolzendahl},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
We investigated the value of continuous postnatal heart rate monitoring and relationship of beat to beat variability to infant's outcome using a Hewlett-Packard cardiorespirograph. 123 infants(52 healthy, 36 sick term & 35 sick preterm) were monitored from birth to 72 hrs. Highest (H), & lowest(L) rates were obtained visually from the tracing at 10… CONTINUE READING