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Electronic Fetal-Maternal Monitoring: Antepartum, Intrapartum

  • Luis A. Cibils
  • Mary Campau Ryerson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Monitoring of the Mother

    1. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 1-17
    2. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 18-25
    3. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 38-63
    4. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 64-110
    5. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 111-125
    6. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 126-143
    7. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 144-153
    8. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 154-223
    9. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 224-239
    10. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 240-261
  3. Monitoring of the Fetus

    1. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 262-293
    2. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 294-305
    3. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 306-340
    4. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 341-368
    5. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 369-389
    6. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 390-410
    7. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 411-471
    8. Luis A. Cibils, Mary Campau Ryerson
      Pages 472-487
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 489-495

About this book

Introduction

It seems only yesterday that the fetus in utero accurately parameters of uterine activity, and they and the uterine environment were almost complete­ taught a systematic approach to the clinician's understanding of uterine physiology. Their work ly shrouded in mystery. The gender of the child was spread extremely rapidly' beyond the boundaries principally a matter of sheer speculation. Its size of their native Uruguay. The last 30 years have was estimated by abdominal palpation with notori­ seen a quantum leap in our understanding of fetal ous lack of accuracy. The growth pattern of the and uterine physiology. Nearly all of the old ques­ fetus was not a subject for serious study inasmuch tions-diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic­ as antenatal care and observations were not being systematically made. A question of whether the have been at least partly answered. The body of fetus had a severe malformation was dealt with as a new knowledge is now housed largely within the matter of fear rather than a subject to be seriously subspecialty of Maternal and Fetal Medicine. evaluated. The condition of the fetus in utero at a The author of this book arrived on the scene given time and the question of whether the fetus just after the critical mid-century turning point. would tolerate labor had not seriously been He was fortunate to come under the influence of Professor Raoul Palmer in France, to work in brought forward.

Keywords

Uterus child complications fetus monitoring

Authors and affiliations

  • Luis A. Cibils
    • 1
  • Mary Campau Ryerson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology The Chicago Lying-In HospitalThe University of ChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-8296-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1981
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-8298-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-8296-3
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