Providing Educational Materials to Patients
by Cathy Parkes November 03, 2022
Written educational materials should be provided in the patient's primary language using layman's terms and an appropriate reading level.
To understand the cause of different fetal heart rate patterns, remember VEAL CHOP.
Variable decelerations -> Cord compression.
Early deceleration -> Head compression.
Accelerations -> OK.
Late decelerations -> Placental Insufficiency.
Failure to Thrive (FTT)
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