Continuous intrapartum fetal scalp tissue pH and ECG monitoring by a fiberoptic probe.

@article{Hochberg1988ContinuousIF,
  title={Continuous intrapartum fetal scalp tissue pH and ECG monitoring by a fiberoptic probe.},
  author={Howard M. Hochberg and Paul V Roby and Heidi M. Snell and Warren D. Smith and Molly S. Chatterjee},
  journal={Journal of perinatal medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={16 Suppl 1},
  pages={71-86}
}
Labor and delivery can rapidly change from a normal to a potentially high risk situation. Accordingly, careful monitoring of mother and fetus has become the standard of care. Continuous electronic "fetal" monitoring (EFM) of fetal heart rates and uterine contractions is used almost universally in the United States. EFM information is sensitive to the… CONTINUE READING