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Electronic Fetal Monitoring » EFM (Code 11)

Description

Equipment Management

Physiology

  • Uteroplacental
  • Uterine Activity
  • Fetal Oxygenation

Pattern Recognition and Interpretation

  • Baseline heart rate
  • Fetal heart rate patterns
  • Response to tachysystole
  • Dyrhythmias and other varient patterns
  • Patterns associated with maternal/fetal complications

Adjunct Fetal Assessment

  • Auscultation
  • Fetal movement counting
  • Nonstress and contraction stress testing
  • Fetal acid base interpretation
  • Biophysical profile
  • Fetal Acoustic Stimulation

Legal Issue Aspects of Fetal Monitoring

  • Documentation and chart
  • Limitations of use
  • Chain of Command
  • Interprofessional communication

Keywords

Accelerations
Artifact Detection
Auscultation
Baseline Heart Rate
Biophysical Profile
Bradycardia
Contraction pattern
Contraction Stress Testing
Decelerations (all types)
Documentation and charting
Documentation/charting
Dysrhythmias and other variant patterns
Electronic Fetal Monitoring
Equipment Failure/Troubleshooting
Factors Affecting Fetal Oxygenation
Fetal Acid Base Testing
Fetal Acoustic Stimulation
Fetal assessment
Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring
Fetal heart rate pattern interpretation
Fetal movement counting
Fetal stimulation
Medical complications affecting EFM
NICHD categories
NICHD terminology
Nonstress Testing
Response to tachysystole
Sinusoidal pattern
Tachycardia
Uterine Activity assessment
Uterine contraction resting tone
Uterine Monitoring
Uteroplacental circulation
Uteroplacental physiology
Variability