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American Family Physician Why Are We Using Electronic Fetal Monitoring? PRINT COMMENTS Related Article CLARISSA C. KRIPKE, M.D., Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Am Fam Physician May 1999 1;59(9):2416-2422. https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0501/p2416.html In the 1960s and 1970s, continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) was introduced with the idea that it would help clinicians diagnose fetal hypoxia in […]

HTTP://WWW.NEJM.ORG/DOI/FULL/10.1056/NEJM199603073341001#T=ARTICLE Uncertain Value of Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Predicting Cerebral Palsy Karin B. Nelson, M.D., James M. Dambrosia, Ph.D., Tricia Y. Ting, B.S., and Judith K. Grether, Ph.D. N Engl J Med 1996; 334:613-619 DOI: 10.1056/NEJM199603073341001 March 7, 1996 .  word count 3470 This study was designed as an investigation of the use of fetal […]

MAYDAY Series: Ref #5 ~ Scientific Paper: Part 2 (of 2) Fetal Monitoring: Creating a Culture of Safety With Informed Choice”

by faithgibson May 31, 2019

Part 2 — (a) Efficacy; (b) Barriers to Laboring Woman’s Informed Consent EFFICACY OF EFM In 2004, 28,014 neonates died, reflecting 0.68% of all U.S. births that year (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [USDHHS], 2004). Chen et al. (2011) compared EFM to no EFM in labor using data from U.S. birth certificates from […]

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MAYDAY Series ~ #5: An action plan for ending the routine use of ineffective & potentially-dangerous obstetrical interventions that are still the standard of care for healthy women with normal pregnancies in the US

by faithgibson May 31, 2019

Easy-2-share link to this post: https://tinyurl.com/y53plzej EFM Mayday Series ~ Chapter 5 ~ Twenty-first century maternity care for health childbearing women with normal pregnancies must require the American obstetrical profession to provide full information about the inherent risks of all obstetrical interventions. This particularly applies to the routine induction or augmentation of labor with the […]

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MAYDAY Series: Ref #4 ~ Scientific Paper: Part 1 (of 2) Fetal Monitoring: Creating a Culture of Safety With Informed Choice”

by faithgibson May 31, 2019

  Fetal Monitoring: Creating a Culture of Safety With Informed Choice J Perinat Educ. 2013 Summer; 22(3): 156–165. doi: 10.1891/1058-1243.22.3.156 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4010242/ PMCID: PMC4010242 PMID: 24868127 Lisa Heelan, MSN, FNP-BC* Abstract The dominant culture in labor and birth is the medical model, not the midwifery model of woman-centered care. Consensus among professional and governmental groups is that, based on […]

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