Determining between a variable and a decel? - page 2

So I say it's a decel and co-worker says variable. Baseline is 140 and it shoots down to 80 and goes back up. From beginning of decent to baseline is approx 30 second. Sits at 80 for about 5-10... Read More

  1. by   Fyreflie
    Quote from dariah
    Whether its a late or a variable, it's still a category 2 tracing and if the decels are recurrent they should be managed the same way. It bugs me sometimes when people ignore variables because lates are not always ominous and variables are not always benign.
    Were you at the Lisa Miller conference? Lol!
  2. by   itsnowornever
    I love you guys! Thank you!
  3. by   dariah
    Quote from Fyreflie

    Were you at the Lisa Miller conference? Lol!
    And got my money's worth. ;-)
  4. by   Fyreflie
    Quote from dariah

    And got my money's worth. ;-)
    Meeeee too! I always use my science words now
  5. by   Cmmrn7
    Another quick reference to use could be: VEAL = CHOP, meaning Variable decals= Cord compression; Early decals = Head compression; Accels = Ok; Late decals = Placenta insufficiency!

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