Health knowledge made personal
WellPage for Non Stress Test
+ Bookmark › Share
Go
Search posts:

Non Stress Test - Articles

How is a Non-Stress test administered and why would I need one? (NST) by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 12 Aug 2008 4:22pm So many tests so little time....Pregnant? Is it time for your non-stress test? Are you stressed out about it? Well don't be. The information below will explain how easy and painless it really is....(and I have had SEVERAL so I know what I'm talking about!) Sharon www.InfertilityAnswers.net How is ... Read on »
How is a Non-Stress test administered? (NST) by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:57pm   So many tests so little time....Pregnant? Is it time for your non-stress test? Are you stressed out about it? Well don't be. The information below will explain how easy and painless it really is....(and I have had SEVERAL so I know what I'm talking about!)   Sharon www.InfertilityAnswers.net       How is a Non-Stress ... Read on »
Non-Stress Tests are causing me STRESS!!! by Helene Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:56pm Why do they call them Non-stress Tests?? I find that they do nothing but cause me more stress. Today's NST lasted 90 minutes long...yes, 90 minutes long! Let me start off by saying I had an OB appointment first, which lasted maybe 10 minutes so I was feeling pretty encouraged that my NST would be just as eventful and quick. No cervix check to ... Read on »
Biophysical Profile and Non-Stress Test by CFMama Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 1:37pm This morning Jay took me to the hospital for 41 week post date testing also known as a biophysical profile. A biophysical profile is performed for post-term pregnancies to determine if the baby is still healthy and consists of an ultrasound and a fetal non-stress test . Teagan scored an 8 out of 8 on the ultrasound and a 2 out of 2 on the non ... Read on »
Non-Stress Test by Jill Will Run Posted Mon 20 Aug 2012 8:29pm photo credit: Telstar Logistics via photo pin cc I had the fetal non-stress test today. Basically it is just checking to see if there are any potential problems for the baby since I am past-due. If the test is “reactive” then I’m sent home and go to my follow-up appointment tomorrow as usual. If the test is non-reactive, I’m directed s ... Read on »
Can medical mangement convert a patient with positive stress test into negative ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 16 Oct 2009 10:01pm Exercise stress test is the most commonly used non invasive  diagnostic test for CAD. It is also useful in the functional capacity evaluation.Even though medical management of CAD is a proven and accepted  method of therapy in CAD . There  is always a   perception  even   among the  cardiologists  medical management  is an inferior form of ... Read on »
Beware the "false positive" stress test by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm There's a widely-known (among cardiologists) problem with nuclear stress tests. It's called the "false positive." (Nuclear stress tests are known as stress Cardiolites, stress thalliums, stress Myoviews, persantine stress tests, adenosine stress tests) Stress tests, nuclear and otherwise, are helpful for identifying areas of poor bloo ... Read on »
Hypertensive response to exercise stress test and risk of future stroke ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 16 Apr 2011 11:05am  Hypertension  ranks  number one  in the risk for future  stroke . Surprisingly this is true  for ischemic  as well as  hemorrhagic strokes.  What  causes  thrombosis or  rupture of small cerebral arterioles ?  It is somewhat similar to coronary events . ( With one major exception,  coronary vesels  are   not prone for rupture ) .It is ... Read on »
Is there an entity called borderline positive exercise stress test ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 9:44am In this politically and scientifically  uncertain world nothing is  in black and white. How can you  expect  EST to behave differently ? Even as  we  are fully  aware of the  limitations  of EST  ,  it  does not make sense   to categorize  EST result into either positive or negative . In fact , our  estimate suggests  a significant bulk ... Read on »
Death of a concept called “Pre-discharge” stress test in STEMI ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 10:38am Sustaining a STEMI  may be a  pathological  end  point  for  coronary  artery disease. But ,  from the  management point of view it is  actually  a starting point for CAD evaluation  .Strategies to prevent further   cardiac  events   must be formulated . How do you manage a asymptomatic  un-complicated  post  STEMI   patient*  at discharge ... Read on »