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IPE Global Publications | November 27, 2020 IST

Experience with the use of handheld Doppler for fetal heart rate monitoring during coronavirus disease-19 pandemic

Fetal heart rate (FHR) monitoring during intrapartum care is important; however, the use of Doppler during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic needs to be investigated especially in light of the enhanced infection prevention (IP) required during labor and childbirth. The present study was carried out to evaluate the experience of using a handheld Doppler having both continuous and intermittent monitoring features in seven health facilities across three states.

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