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Obstetrics Practice: Precious Vines"An antepartum diagnostic examination to determine fetal well-being in utero. Stimulation of the uterusis accomplished by either nipple stimulation or use of IV Pitocin if spontaneous “rhythmic uterinetightenings” are not already present. Fetal monitoring is done to assess tolerance of the Fetus during andafter these “rhythmic uterine tightenings” , and whether signs of fetal hypoxia are present as evidencedby fetal heart rate changes."Contraction Stress Test (CST)A G3P2 at 38 weeks with a diagnosis of intrauterine growth restriction has been sent over from her OB
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Term
Fall
Professor
Brigance
Tags
Obstetrics, Uterus, fetal hypoxia

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