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Fetal Distress

"Fetal Distress" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fetal Distress" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fetal Distress" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1991 and 1994 and 1997 and 1998 and 2003 and 2007 and 2012 and 2015 and 2017 and 2018
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