Cardiotocography revisited

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    Abstract

    The interpretation of cardiotocograph (CTG) evidence is a crucial feature in many legal claims. A case heard in the Court of Session in Edinburgh in June (Lowe v Yorkhill) is of interest to midwives for three reasons in particular. The first concerns the ability to assess intrapartum CTG recordings; the second is the use of documentary evidence that can be used when deciding whether clinical actions were negligent or not; and the third concerns the advisability of experts criticising the actions or opinions of those in another profession.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)579-580
    Number of pages2
    JournalBritish Journal of Midwifery
    Volume15
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

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