She was also given the first of two doses of a steroid, to hasten fetal lung maturity.
What does FLM stand for?
FLM stands for Fetal Lung Maturity
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We have 83 other meanings of FLM in our Acronym Attic
- Faculté Libre de Médecine (French: Free School of Medicine)
- Faleminderit (Albanian: thank you)
- Family Life Movement
- Fecky Little Men (gaming)
- Federación Luterana Mundial (Spanish)
- Federal Land Management
- Federal Land Manager
- Fédération Luthérienne Mondiale (French)
- Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Motorhomes (French: Luxembourg Federation of Motorhomes; Luxembourg)
- Female-Led Marriage (relationship type)
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compile 56 chapters for all health professionals involved in the care of women with high-risk pregnancies that address such issues as nutrition, alcohol and substance abuse, and environmental agents and reproductive risk; genetic screening for Mendelian disorders and fetal aneuploidy and neural tube defects; monitoring fetal lung maturity, antepartum fetal monitoring, and interpreting intrapartum fetal heart tracings; and maternal diseases such as sickle cell anemia, cardiac disease, diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, hypertension, lupus, infections, hepatitis, and HIV.
David Grenache focuses on the crucial topic of fetal lung maturity (FLM).
Amniotic fluid is routinely collected during amniocentesis for fetal chromosome analysis or fetal lung maturity studies.
Prednisone is preferred over dexamethasone because it doesn't cross the placenta--other steroids will cross and include the ones used to induce fetal lung maturity," he explained.
In the September 2009 issue of Medical Laboratory Observer, I had an opportunity to write about the laboratory assessment of fetal lung maturity (FLM).