Non Stress Test
Non Stress Test
A simple, painless test that is used to evaluate your baby. A non stress test is usually done between weeks 38 and 42, but can but used as early as the beginning of the third trimester. The majority of women who have the test done have gone past their due date. Their caregiver orders the test to ens...
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A test on the fetus which is done by measuring the fetal heart rate in response to his or her movements.
Found on http://www.babycentre.co.uk/glossary/n/
A test to evaluate foetal well-being by evaluating foetal heart rate response to foetal movement; a reactive nonstress test is foetal heart rate accelerations in response to foetal movement. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(NST) (non-stres´) evaluation of fetal well being during the intrauterine period. Observations of fetal heart rate response to fetal movements are made: a reactive pattern of more than 15 beats per minute above the baseline heart rate twice in 10 minutes is indicative of well being; a nonrea...
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A nonstress test (NST) is a screening test used in pregnancy. A cardiotocograph is used to monitor the fetal heart rate. ==Premise== The premise of the NST is that a well-oxygenated, non-acidemic fetus will spontaneously have temporary increases in the fetal heart rate (FHR). ==Interpretation== Vib...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a test to evaluate fetal well-being by evaluating fetal heart rate response to fetal movement; a reactive nonstress test is fetal heart rate acceleration in response to fetal movement.
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