11 Monitoring FHR and FMP Using Ultrasound
FMP statistics are printed every ten minutes.
The FMP detection activates after about half a minute of steady heart rate signals (signal indicator half-
full, or full) to minimize transducer positioning artifact. You will notice this deliberate delay:
When a new patient is admitted. A patient discharge restarts the FMP statistics from zero.
When you connect an ultrasound transducer.
Switching FMP On and Off
You can switch FMP on and off from any FHR channel. For example, to set it from the FHR1
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FMP started here
Indication of current fetal movement.
The FMP statistics are presented as two percentage figures:
The first figure shows the percentage of detected fetal movements in the previous ten
The second figure shows the percentage of detected fetal movements since the start of
To mark the start of the FMP statistic, FMP is printed on the paper with an arrow.
to toggle between