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Descriptor English: Fetal Monitoring
Descriptor Spanish: Monitoreo Fetal
Descriptor Portuguese: Monitorização Fetal
Descriptor French: Surveillance de l'activité foetale
Entry term(s): Fetal Monitorings
Monitoring, Fetal
Monitorings, Fetal
Tree number(s): E01.370.378.230
E01.370.520.230
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005323
Scope note: Physiologic or biochemical monitoring of the fetus. It is usually done during LABOR, OBSTETRIC and may be performed in conjunction with the monitoring of uterine activity. It may also be performed prenatally as when the mother is undergoing surgery.
Annotation: during LABOR, OBSTETRIC or during prenatal maternal surg
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Fetal Heart (1966-1977)
Fetus (1966-1977)
Labor (1966-1977)
Monitoring, Physiologic (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Related: Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted MeSH
DeCS ID: 5432
Unique ID: D005323
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/27
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Fetal Monitoring - Preferred
Concept UI M0008406
Scope note Physiologic or biochemical monitoring of the fetus. It is usually done during LABOR, OBSTETRIC and may be performed in conjunction with the monitoring of uterine activity. It may also be performed prenatally as when the mother is undergoing surgery.
Preferred term Fetal Monitoring
Entry term(s) Fetal Monitorings
Monitoring, Fetal
Monitorings, Fetal



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