prasavGraph: Android based Labour Monitoring

Shalini Singh, Kolin Paul, Geeta Yadav, Sanjiva Prasad

Abstract

The simplified Partograph is a concise charting mechanism used by skilled birth attendants for recording and communicating the important parameters and developments during the labour process. Compliance and correct plotting of partographs may be significantly improved with the use of technology. This paper reports the development of an Android-based smart phone/tablet application to plot the partograph. To date such a complete application is not available. We envisage that over a period of time, systematic plotting of partographs will encourage providers to use it as a decision-making tool and thereby reduce morbidity and mortality both of mother and foetus/newborn arising out of complications during labour and its sequelae.

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in Harvard Style

Singh S., Paul K., Yadav G. and Prasad S. (2016). prasavGraph: Android based Labour Monitoring . In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-170-0, pages 458-466. DOI: 10.5220/0005820504580466


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf16,
author={Shalini Singh and Kolin Paul and Geeta Yadav and Sanjiva Prasad},
title={prasavGraph: Android based Labour Monitoring},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={458-466},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005820504580466},
isbn={978-989-758-170-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)
TI - prasavGraph: Android based Labour Monitoring
SN - 978-989-758-170-0
AU - Singh S.
AU - Paul K.
AU - Yadav G.
AU - Prasad S.
PY - 2016
SP - 458
EP - 466
DO - 10.5220/0005820504580466