Monitors, Telemetric, Uterine Activity
Definition : Telemetric monitors designed for continuous monitoring and display of the frequency and intensity of uterus contractions (i.e., uterine activity). These monitors typically include a portable radio transmitter attached to external sensors that detect the changes in the abdomen as the uterus contracts; some devices include ultrasonic transducers to make possible fetal and maternal heart rate monitoring. These systems are used for monitoring ambulatory uterine activity at home, in physician's offices, and sometimes in hospitals before childbirth (antepartum).
Entry Terms : "Uterine Activity Monitors" , "Pressure Monitors" , "Home Uterine Activity Monitors" , "Home Uterine Monitors" , "Tocodynamometers"
UMDC code : 20181