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A retrospective cohort study on intrapartum fetal monitoring and neonatal outcome.

Bernadette L Lipana,
J Cabigas-Resurreccion,
Tammie P Chang,
Evangeline Tan,
Oscar  Resurreccion

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Our goal was to report the correlation of results of intrapartum fetal monitoring with pregnancy outcome as to APGAR score and neonatal mortality and morbidity, the effect of fetal monitoring to operative deliveries and comparison of the cardiotocogram with intermittent fetal heart rate auscultation. This is a retrospective cohort study. All gravida one, uncomplicated pregnancies were included from Jan. 2000-Dec 2002. The interpretation of the cardiotocogram, APGAR score and neonatal outcome were recorded. Results were interpreted with the use of chi-square with a 0.05 level of significance There is no correlation between the result of the cardiotocogram with the APGAR score and neonatal outcome. All those who had an abnormal cardiotocogram underwent operative delivery, and there is no difference between the use of intermittent auscultation and the cardiotocogram.

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UERMMMC (University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center) Journal of Health Sciences
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October-December 2003
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