Indicates if fetal scalp electrode (FSE) monitoring was performed during labour.
Queensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC)
Internal fetal monitoring involves placing a electrode directly on the fetal scalp through the cervix. This test is performed to evaluate fetal heart rate and variability between beats, especially in relation to the uterine contractions of labour.
Queensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC):
Must be 1, 2 or 9.
Must not be blank.
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Fetal scalp electrode