Intra-Partum Monitoring: An Obstetrician’s View and a Physicist’s Response

  • T. E. Torbet
  • D. L. Thomas


In 1969 at the Southern General Hospital, an investigation was started to review foetal heart monitoring equipment for the new Maternity Unit. This review was conducted in collaboration with the Department of Clinical Physics and Bio-Engineering of the Western Regional Hospital Board and, following the submission of preliminary reports, it was supported by the new Medical Development Fund of the Scottish Home and Health Department.


Foetal Heart Foetal Heart Rate Foetal Distress Uterine Contraction Uterine Action 
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© Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Torbet
  • D. L. Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.Western Regional Hospital BoardSouthern General Hospital and Department of Clinical Physics and BioengineeringGlasgowScotland

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