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The fetus 

The fetus
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The fetus
Author(s):

Christine Conner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199208326.003.0020
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date: 15 April 2021

Christine Conner

Fetal circulation in utero538

Physiological changes to fetal circulation at delivery 540

Assessment of fetal well-being during pregnancy 542

Assessment of fetal well-being during labour 548

The cardiotocograph 550

Fetal acid–base 558

Effect of analgesia and anaesthesia on the fetus 560

Oxygen and nutrients are brought to the placenta by the maternal uteroplacental circulation, with delivery to the fetus by the separate fetoplacental circulation....

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