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Chapter-04 Pregnancy Tests and Investigations

BOOK TITLE: Textbook of Physiotherapy for Obstetric and Gynecological Conditions

Author
1. Madhuri GB
ISBN
9788180618130
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10947_4
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
3
Author Affiliations
1. DCMS College of Physiotherapy, Owaisi Hospital and Research Center, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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The urine test should be done after 6 weeks from the last menstrual period. Routine test of urine is done for the presence of bacteria. Routine blood test is done for the amount of hemoglobin. Specific blood test is done or conditions affecting fetus like sickle cell anemia. Ultrasound or identification of fetal health. Amniocentesis for fetal abnormalities. Estriol test or placenta. Fetal movements recording kick test for healthy baby movement. Antenatal cardiotocography for fetal heart test.

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