Intrauterine Fetal Resuscitation

  • James A. Evans
Conference paper

Abstract

Recent advances in the life support of the fetus have been made possible by the development of reliable techniques for intrauterine monitoring. Although the fetus exists physically very close at hand, he is remote in the sense of proximity needed for traditional resuscitation. In the past, occasional auscultation of the fetal heart rate and observations for meconium-stained amniotic fluid constituted surveillance.

Keywords

Hydration Depression Hypoglycemia Halothane Atropine 

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