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Fetal pulse oximetry doesn't help women in labour or their infants

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 30 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1163

Monitoring fetal oxygen saturation did not improve the condition of newborn infants or help reduce the rate of caesarean section in a large randomised trial from the US. The researchers used a sensor placed against each baby's face to measure oxygen saturation during …

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