Fetal Surveillance in Critically Ill Obstetric Patient

  • Neharika Malhotra
  • Rishabh Bora
  • Keshav Malhotra


Assessment of fetal well-being is important not only for high-risk patients but also for other pregnant women who might develop unexpected complications in the course of otherwise normal pregnancies.


Fetal Heart Rate Hemodynamic Monitoring Severe Preeclampsia Obstetric Patient Amniotic Fluid Embolism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neharika Malhotra
    • 1
  • Rishabh Bora
    • 2
  • Keshav Malhotra
    • 3
  1. 1.Rainbow HospitalsAgraIndia
  2. 2.Deendayal Hospital DelhiAgraIndia
  3. 3.AgraIndia

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