Policy Number


IWK - 7076 Fetal Scalp Blood Lactate Determination


Fetal scalp blood sampling provides valuable clinical information to guide decision making about the clinical management of suspected fetal compromise including the preferred timing and method of delivery. These  guidelines outline  the procedure for performing scalp sampling and the performance of a point of care testing for lactate.

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