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Fetal Distress

A nonreassuring fetal status (NRFS) indicating that the FETUS is compromised (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1988). It can be identified by sub-optimal values in FETAL HEART RATE; oxygenation of FETAL BLOOD; and other parameters.
Also Known As:
Fetal Status, Nonreassuring; Nonreassuring Fetal Status
Networked: 1462 relevant articles (35 outcomes, 105 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Acidosis
2. Dystocia
3. Oligohydramnios
4. Hemorrhage
5. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

Experts

1. Hofmeyr, G J: 9 articles (01/2003 - 01/2000)
2. Hofmeyr, G Justus: 8 articles (01/2015 - 01/2010)
3. Mol, Ben Willem J: 5 articles (06/2016 - 01/2010)
4. Dimitrov, A: 5 articles (01/2011 - 01/2005)
5. Nikolov, A: 5 articles (01/2011 - 01/2005)
6. MacKenzie, I Z: 5 articles (05/2007 - 04/2000)
7. Mazor, M: 5 articles (07/2002 - 01/2000)
8. Kulier, R: 5 articles (01/2002 - 01/2000)
9. Nicolaides, K H: 4 articles (07/2015 - 07/2003)
10. Bhutta, Zulfiqar A: 3 articles (06/2016 - 01/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Fetal Distress:
1. Misoprostol (Cytotec)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Dinoprostone (PGE2)FDA Link
3. Oxytocin (Pitocin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Terbutaline (Brethaire)FDA LinkGeneric
5. HexoprenalineIBA
6. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Magnesium Sulfate (Sulfate, Magnesium)FDA LinkGeneric
8. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP)IBA
9. Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)FDA LinkGeneric
10. AntacidsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
2. Resuscitation
3. Surgical Instruments (Clip)
4. Tocolysis
5. Intravenous Injections