Friday, September 4, 2009

No Evidence But We Do It Anyway

30 year old G1P0 at 38+2 weeks gestation, contractions began 5 hours ago, ROM 1 hour ago.

Challenge: Tell me about this strip.

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2 comments:

Alex said...

variable decel

Craig Chen said...

yep - there's a variable decel.
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No Evidence But We Do It Anyway

This is a normal fetal heart strip; baseline heart rate 130s-140s (normal 110-160), moderate variability (6-25 bpm), one variable deceleration with overshoot (not concerning).

Source: UpToDate, original strip from Aron Schuftan.