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Vibroacoustic Stimulation

Known as: VAS 
A fetal stimulation technique that uses vibratory sound applied to the maternal abdomen to elicit a fetal heart rate acceleration response before or… Expand
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2003
2003
We undertook this study to investigate the characteristics of blinking activity in healthy human fetuses. 
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
To better understand the effects of untreated maternal depression on the fetus, this study examined fetal heart rate (FHR) and… Expand
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of external light stimulation on fetal behavioral states and know the difference from those of… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
  • C. Smith
  • Clinical obstetrics and gynecology
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 25417734
Vibroacoustic stimulation of the human fetus profoundly alters fetal behavior and heart rate. Many authors have reported success… Expand
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1993
1993
Habituation is a measure of the ability to inhibit responding and is a more mature form of behavior than is persistent responding… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Maturation of human fetal response to vibroacoustic stimulation was examined in 60 fetuses from 23 to 36 weeks gestational age… Expand
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1991
1991
The sound pressure level in amniotic fluid generated by vibroacoustic stimulation, assessed with a hydrophone placed close to the… Expand
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1990
1990
Vibroacoustic stimulation may affect human fetal behavior. Continuous graphic records of simultaneous ultrasonographic… Expand
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1989
1989
Summary. Fetal vibroacoustic stimulation in fetuses with suspicious or ominous fetal heart rate traces in labour was followed by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Blink-startle responses to vibroacoustic stimulation were monitored ultrasonically in human fetuses of known gestational age… Expand
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