Fetal health surveillance in labour.

  title={Fetal health surveillance in labour.},
  author={Robert M. Liston and Joan M.G. Crane and E. B. D. Hamilton and Owen Hughes and Susan Kuling and Catherine J. Mackinnon and Helen McNamara and K. T. Milne and Bryan Richardson and Marie-Jos{\'e}e Tr{\'e}panie},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={250-76; quiz 277-80}
OBJECTIVE This guideline defines the standards pertaining to the application and documentation of fetal surveillance in labour that will decrease the incidence of birth asphyxia while maintaining the lowest possible rate of obstetrical intervention. Both high- and low-risk obstetrical populations are considered. It is intended that this guideline could be used by all persons providing intrapartum care in Canada, including nurses, physicians, and midwives. OPTIONS Consideration has been given… CONTINUE READING


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