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Indications for Continuous Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Fetal heart rate is frequently monitored during labor. Usually this is done intermittently, but may be done continuously if certain risk factors for the fetus are present. Continuous monitoring is a good screening test for umbilical cord compression, fetal hypoxia and acidosis.

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