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www.ob-efm.com

In this section, you can learn more about the history of electronic fetal monitoring, its physiologic basis, and contextual details about reading fetal tracings. Don't forget to take some quizzes. The History of EFM Basic Equipment for Fetal Monitoring The Physiological...

www.nccwebsite.org/certification-exams/details/1/electronic-fetal-monitoring

Electronic Fetal Monitoring. Certification in Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM (®)). The purpose of the NCC Electronic Fetal Monitoring Subspecialty Certification is to provide a competency-based examination that tests specialty knowledge and the application of that knowledge for licensed health care professionals in the US and Canada, who utilize the application of electronic fetal ...

www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Fetal-Heart-Rate-Monitoring-During-Labor

Electronic fetal monitoring uses special equipment to measure the response of the fetus’s heart rate to contractions of the uterus. It provides an ongoing record that can be read. Your ob-gyn or other health care professional will review the electronic recording of the fetus’s heartbeat (called the fetal heart rate tracing) at set times. ...

www.webmd.com/baby/pregnancy-fetal-heart-monitoring

When you’re pregnant, your doctor can check on your baby’s health with a fetal heart rate monitor. WebMD explains how and why doctors may take these readings at office checkups or while you ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/electronic+fetal+monitoring

electronic fetal monitoring: Definition Electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is a method for examining the condition of a baby in the uterus by noting any unusual changes in its heart rate. Electronic fetal monitoring is performed late in pregnancy or continuously during labor to ensure normal delivery of a healthy baby. EFM can be utilized ...

evidencebasedbirth.com/fetal-monitoring

Continuous Electronic Fetal Monitoring. Many hospitals routinely use continuous electronic fetal monitoring during labor. Among mothers who used EFM in the Listening to Mothers III survey, most described using it either continuously (60%) or for most of the time during labor (20%).

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_fetal_monitoring

Cardiotocography (CTG) is a technical means of recording the fetal heartbeat and the uterine contractions during pregnancy.The machine used to perform the monitoring is called a cardiotocograph, more commonly known as an electronic fetal monitor (EFM).. Fetal monitoring was invented by Doctors Alan Bradfield, Orvan Hess and Edward Hon.A refined (antepartal, non-invasive, beat-to-beat) version ...

www.babycenter.com/0_fetal-monitoring_1451559.bc

Fetal monitoring is when your healthcare practitioner and nurse keep tabs on your baby's heart rate during labor. They do this to check how he's doing and see how he's tolerating your contractions. The monitoring is typically done with one of these devices: an electronic fetal monitor a handheld ...

semcme.org/wp-content/uploads/EMF-Handouts-Kathryn-Welch-MD.pdf

Electronic Fetal Monitoring: Guidelines for Interpretation Kathryn Welch, MD Objectives •History of fetal monitoring •Definitions •Limitations •Practice Introduction •Goal of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is to detect fetal hypoxia and signal to the clinician that an intervention is needed to correct the oxygen deficiency