The Electronic Fetal Monitor In Perinatology
Electronic fetal monitoring is not a technology that is intended to raise the scalpel, but rather, one that permits the surgeon to withhold it. The objective of all technology is to effect timely and appropriate intervention while permitting nature to take its course in an otherwise uncomplicated event. Fetal monitoring is, therefore, a very difficult issue to address in today’s times. Antitechnology feelings, while often appropriate, frequently interfere with objective evaluation of a potentially life-saving and life-enhancing technique.
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