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assessment

An informal examination by experts of systems, programming, operations and security to improve efficiency and effectiveness using industry best practices. See audit and continuous process improvement.

assessment

A tax, charge, or levy on property:
1. as a means of computing real estate tax;
2. to pay for specific services or improvements.
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Kingdom JCP, Bajoria R Fetal assessment and management of labor in twin pregnancy.
Other methods of fetal assessment were introduced, including biochemical analysis of the maternal and fetal blood.
In moderate or severe asthma, fetal assessment should include serial ultrasound evaluation in the third trimester and fetal movement counts starting at 28 weeks' gestation.
Continuous fetal monitoring should be performed when asthma is uncontrolled or severe, or when fetal assessment on admission is not reassuring.
It recommends a review of training and supervision for all professionals involved in fetal assessment.
Despite these guidelines, ACOG has tried to downplay pH significance: "Although its exact role is controversial, determination of fetal capillary pH (scalp sampling) may be a useful adjunct to interpartum fetal assessment but is not considered a standard of care.
Garite's research has focused on intrapartum and antepartum fetal assessment through fetal heart rate monitoring and pulse oximetry, general prematurity, premature rupture of membranes and the infectious etiology of prematurity, and the management of labor.

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