The Economics of Centralized Automatic Fetal Monitoring

Aims: Economical conditions were compared between individual human fetal monitoring and computerized montoring of intrapartum fetus.

Methods: Economical conditions were compared in personal monitoring with obstetrical staffs and the central computerized simultaneous monitoring in multiple births.

Results: Clinical results were the decrease of perinatal mortality and the zero case of cerebral palsy in the present update computer system comparing previous computer system.. Economical expense calculation showed 4292 USD lower expense in the computerized monitoring than the visual CTG watching monitoring.


Kazuo Maeda

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