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Fetal Distress MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fetal Distress
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.380
Unique ID
D005316
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005316
Annotation
do not confuse with RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN (postnatal)
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Nonreassuring Fetal Status
NLM Classification #
WQ 211
Previous Indexing
Fetal Diseases (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
1975
History Note
1975
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Fetal Distress Preferred
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