Management of Intrapartum Fetal Heart
Intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is used for most women who give birth in the United States. As such,
clinicians are faced daily with the management of fetal heart rate (FHR) tracings. The purpose of this document is to provide obstetric care providers with a framework for evaluation and management of intrapartum EFM patterns based on the new three-tiered categorization.
clinical management guidelines for obstetrician–gynecologists