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Medical and Surgical Complications in Pregnancy

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All the conditions mentioned below are associated with decreased fetal heart rate except(LQ)



A Fetal movement
B Chronic hypoxia

C Cord compression
D Head compression

Ans. A

Fetal movement

1. Fetal movement is associated with increase in fetal heart rate.

2. This forms the basis of non-stress test. Head compression leads to vagal stimulation and thus bradycardia.

3. Hypoxia and cord compression (causing hypoxia) will also lead to bradycardia.

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