Definition: A nonreassuring fetal status (NRFS) indicating that the FETUS is compromised (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1988). It can be identified by sub-optimal values in FETAL HEART RATE; oxygenation of FETAL BLOOD; and other parameters.
do not confuse with RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN (postnatal)
Other names Nonreassuring Fetal Status; Fetal Status, Nonreassuring
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