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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Nonstress Test (Overview)

A non-stress test is a screening test used in pregnancy that monitors heart rate changes in a relaxed fetus.


Dr. Julie Abbott
6 doctors shared insights

Nonstress Test (Overview)

A non-stress test is a screening test used in pregnancy that monitors heart rate changes in a relaxed fetus.


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Why would my ob ask me to get a nonstress test? I'm 36 weeks and having occasional contractions.

Why would my ob ask me to get a nonstress test? I'm 36 weeks and having occasional contractions.

Nonstress test: A nonstress test (nst) is a screening test used in pregnancy to monitor the fetal heart rate. The idea is that a healthy fetus will have a temporary increase in the heart rate spontaneously. It is part of making sure the baby is healthy especially if you are having contractions. ...Read more

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Have never been hypertensive, baby weigh 4.9lbs at 32 wks, had a nonstress test done.Passed protein in urine test.Should i be induced or have c-section?

Have never been hypertensive, baby weigh 4.9lbs at 32 wks, had a nonstress test done.Passed protein in urine test.Should i be induced or have c-section?

Not for here: This isn't a question that can be answered on the internet. This is a decision that needs to be made between you and the doctors taking care of you. If you would like, you can ask them to refer you for a second opinion. The choices here are very complicated and require a very complete evaluation of you in person along with all of your lab work, ultrasounds and other testing done. ...Read more

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What is a V-Q test?

What is a V-Q test?

V/q scan: Ventilation/perfusion test used as an alternative test for a Ct angiogram to rule out pulmonary embolism or blood clots in lungs. ...Read more

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What is a qeeg test?

What is a qeeg test?

Brian Mapping: Quantitative electroencephalography, or a qeeg test, is one of the most reliable, non-invasive methods used in detecting the subtle neurological differences present in individuals with adhd. Clinical studies using qeeg discovered that this breakthrough technology has a 96% success rate in predicting conditions like adhd and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). ...Read more

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What is a g a s test?

What is a g a s test?

Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more

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What is indirect combs test?

What is indirect combs test?

Tests you own RBCs: This is a specialty blood-banking test by which seek particular antigens on particular people's red blood cells. The direct coombs test if positive is of clinical significance; don't trouble yourself with the indirect coombs unless you are studying laboratory medicine. ...Read more

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