Policy Number

MC-LD-055

Intrauterine Pressure Catheter Monitoring - Policy and Procedure - NSHA MC-LD-055

Description

The purpose of this policy is to describe how to care for a patient with an internal uterine pressure catheter (IUPC). An IUPC may be useful in situations where dysfunctional labour or obesity exists and/or when palpation of uterine activity may be difficult or impossible.