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A framework for standardized management of intrapartum fetal heart rate patterns

Based on Julian T. Parer MD, et al article. For more information see Help (FAQs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Variability:

FHR:

Decelerations:

Fetal acidemia gradations

Definition

 

 

Risk of acidemia, evolution of FHR patterns to more serious risk, and recommended action

Risk of acidemia

Risk of evolution of FHR patterns to more serious risk

Recommended action

 

 

 

 

Proposed management of the color-coded categories

Conservative techniques

Operating room

Obstetrician

Anesthetist

Newborn infant resuscitator

Location of patient

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conservative ameliorating techniques for the modification of variant FHR patterns

Position change

Hyperoxia

Correct hypotension

Adequate intravascular volume

Correct excessive contractions (eg, decrease oxytocin)

Avoid constant pushing

Tocolysis

Amnioinfusion to correct amniotic fluid deficit

Designed by: Kasra Navabi, MD