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Fetal surveillance in multifetal pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9620824     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Multiple methods of tocolysis and fetal surveillance provide unprecedented ways to improve multifetal outcomes through meticulous antepartum care. Although few practitioners have much experience with these complicated pregnancies, knowledge is growing with the increasing incidence of multifetal pregnancy. A review of the current literature regarding antepartum surveillance provides the basis for a discussion of the techniques essential to quality nursing care during multifetal pregnancy. Guidelines are provided for nursing standards in documentation, terminology, and care during surveillance of multiple fetuses.
D J Eganhouse; L A Petersen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0884-2175     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Publication Date:    1998 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-13     Completed Date:  1998-08-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503123     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  312-21     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
The Birthplace of Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Monitoring / instrumentation,  methods*
Obstetrical Nursing
Pregnancy, Multiple / physiology*
Prenatal Care / methods*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal

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