"Fetal Distress" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A nonreassuring fetal status (NRFS) indicating that the FETUS is compromised (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1988). It can be identified by sub-optimal values in FETAL HEART RATE; oxygenation of FETAL BLOOD; and other parameters.
- Fetal Distress
- Nonreassuring Fetal Status
- Fetal Status, Nonreassuring
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Fetal Distress".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Fetal Distress".
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