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abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)

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In the follow-up, fetal tachycardia (>160/min), advanced bone age, occurence of goitre, and increased blood supply found using Doppler ultrasonography are significant.
Stever was treated for the fever and fetal tachycardia, the fetal heart rate continued to rise to more than 180 beats per minute with decreasing long-term variability.
While maternal and fetal tachycardia are frequently caused by conditions other than infection, their appearance in a febrile gravida should prompt full chorioamnionitis therapy (even in patients already on empiric antibiotics for group B streptococci).
The fetal heart tracing began showing late decelerations with fetal tachycardia.
Other septic risk factors included maternal group B streptococcus colonization (19%), ruptured membranes more than 24 hours before delivery (11%), and fetal tachycardia (24%).
In a small number of cases it also can lead to fetal tachycardia, which is an abnormally fast pulse in the fetus; fetal thyrotoxicosis, which is a fetus with hyperthyroidism; or neonatal hyperthyroidism, in which the baby is born with hyperthyroidism.
1 or base deficit of [greater than or equal to] 10 mEq/L or Category III tracing, or fetal tachycardia with recurrent decelerations or fetal heart rate with minimal variability and recurrent decelerations).
4F, uterine fundal tenderness, maternal tachycardia (greater than 100/min), fetal tachycardia (greater than 160/min) and purulent or foul amniotic fluid.
Complications, which were reported by 21% of respondents who used either black or blue cohosh, included transient fetal tachycardia, meconium-stained fluid, and nausea.
Secondary outcome measures included frequency of tachysystole (contraction frequency of more than 5 in a 10-minute period or 2 consecutive 10-minute periods) and hyperstimulation (exaggerated uterine response with late fetal heart rate decelerations or fetal tachycardia greater than 160 beats per minute) associated with route of administration.
Maternal pulse and temperature, fetal tachycardia, uterine irritability and tenderness) were used.