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Correlation of fetal heart rate patterns and fetal pH with neonatal outcome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9605     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fetal monitoring data in 200 consecutive cases was evaluated in the second hour prior to delivery to determine how neonatal outcome could be most accurately predicted. It was found that the correlation between ominous fetal heart rate-uterine contraction (FHR-UC) patterns and a depressed Apgar score at 1 minute was, at best, 37%. However, where the last fetal scalp blood pH (FSB-pH) was less than or equal to 7.2, neonatal depression occurred in 88% of cases. FSB-pH, therefore, provided a more reliable means of diagnosing fetal distress.
Authors:
N Tejani; L I Mann; A Bhakthavathsalan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1976 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-01     Completed Date:  1976-12-01     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  460-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Apgar Score*
Delivery, Obstetric
Female
Fetal Blood*
Fetal Distress / diagnosis
Fetal Heart / physiology*
Heart Rate*
Humans
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy
Uterine Contraction

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