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distress

1. mental pain; anguish
2. physical or financial trouble
3. in distress (of a ship, aircraft, etc.) in dire need of help
4. Law
a. the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of or in satisfaction of a debt, claim, etc.; distraint
b. the property thus seized
c. US (as modifier): distress merchandise
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Nonetheless, the test can be used for initial screening, diagnosis of the fetus at risk, and application of intrapartum fetal monitoring and has a satisfactory predictive power for both fetal distress and the need for NICU admission.
Evaluation of outcomes: The age, gestational weeks, interval from last delivery, the thickness of the uterine scar, length of labor stage, together with the rate of fetal distress, vaginal birth and postpartum bleeding were compared between the two groups.
Table 3: Frequency of fetal distress with Glyceryl trinitrate and Nifedipine
14] Their study reported a higher incidence of fetal distress in pregnancies complicated by maternal hypothyroidism.
All these LGA babies were infants of diabetic mothers (IDM) Fetal distress was recorded in 20(74%) babies.
Given the fact that fetal distress and CPD were the major indications for CS in group 1, close attention needs to be given to these factors, possibly ensuring strict criteria for CS and including training on interpretation of fetal cardiotocographic recordings, and proper use and interpretation of partograms.
All of them were delivered by CS because of fetal distress, 3 after IOL and 2 after spontaneous onset of labour before induction could be commenced.
The ability to assess the baby's tolerance to labor along with better recognition of fetal distress can help reduce the incidence and severity of birth related brain damage.
They include the plaintiff attorney's case summary, complaint, opening statement, and closing argument; depositions from plaintiff and defense expert witnesses; verdict information; TRIAL articles and ATLA Education speaker papers; national guidelines pertaining to fetal distress, induction of labor, C-sections, and preeclampsia; secondary sources, such as Internet resources, a medical glossary of terms, and an abbreviated medical journa survey; and medical illustrations from Medical Legal Art: The Doe Report, an ATLA Extras company.
One study evaluated antepartum predictors of fetal distress requiring a cesarean delivery among 2134 pregnant women with gestational diabetes.
We're gratified that the evidence against widespread episiotomy use has finally reached the public, and hope the procedure will only be used when it is truly necessary, such as in the event of fetal distress.
Early spontaneous rupture of membranes initiated preterm labor, and a cesarean section was performed at 36 weeks' gestation because of fetal distress.