Evaluation of the Physicians and Patients Experience of Fetal Scalp Sampling
During labor, fetal scalp sampling is performed if the CTG registration is abnormal. The test is performed with the woman in the supine position and is generally described as a difficult and cumbersome procedure.
Fetal Scalp Sampling
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Study Start Date:||August 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Women who were subjected to fetal scalp sampling are asked to fill in a questionnaire within 24 hours after delivery. The questionnaire deals with how the woman experienced the testing procedure.
Physicans who performed the test are asked to fill in a questionnaire within 24 hours after delivery. The questionnaire deals with how the physician experienced the testing procedure.