Quiz: Umbilical Cord Prolapse
Question 1 of 2  

In occult umbilical cord prolapse (contained within the uterus), the umbilical cord is often compressed by a shoulder or the head. A fetal heart rate pattern that suggests cord compression and progression to hypoxemia may be the only clue. Which of the following characterizes that heart rate pattern?

  • A.

    Episodic accelerations

  • B.


  • C.

    Moderate tachycardia

  • D.

    Severe variable decelerations

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