Electronic fetal monitoring

Pelka, Fred
September 1992
Mothering;Fall/Winter92, Issue 65, p70
Reports that electronic fetal monitoring was introduced, marketed, and widely accepted while the jury was still out on its risks and benefits. As a result, millions of women have been used as guinea pigs for an experimental technology. The `Science' of fetal monitoring; Editorial in `The New England Journal of Medicine,' by Roger Freeman at Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach, California; Risks; Benefits; Critics; Internal monitoring (IFM); Details.


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