• Centricity™ Perinatal
  • Centricity Perinatal Web Module
  • 2002033-068-36EN Revision 1

Intended Use

This topic provides the Intended Use statement for Centricity™ Perinatal. Centricity Perinatal Web is a module within the Centricity Perinatal product. All references to Centricity Perinatal Web in this document refer to the Centricity Perinatal Web module.


Centricity™ Perinatal is intended to be used in clinical departments of healthcare delivery systems such as Labor and Delivery, Postpartum Maternal Care, Newborn Nursery, critical care units including Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU), and may also be used in physician offices and outpatient clinics. This product is primarily intended to serve the purpose of electronic documentation of clinical data and is designed to accept, transfer, display, calculate, store and manage clinical data. System capabilities provide the user with the ability to acquire data from medical devices and to document, annotate, display, store, print, export and retrieve patient/clinical practice information. This product is intended for professional use only.

The Centricity Perinatal (CPN) is a clinical information system used to manage clinical data. The CPN may be used in the following clinical settings such as:
  • Labor and Delivery (Antepartum, Intrapartum)
  • Postpartum
  • Newborn Nursery
  • Critical Care Units (Neonatal Intensive Care)
The CPN can be used in the hospitals, physician offices, and outpatient clinics where the system can accept and display data from the following sources such as:
  • Physiologic devices
  • External hospital and clinical information systems
Note: This product does not replace clinical observation and evaluation of the patient at regular intervals by a qualified healthcare provider, who will make diagnoses and decide on treatments and/or interventions. Features of the product are intended to support clinical decision making and should be used in combination with other clinical inputs, such as real time patient observation, physical exam findings and information contained within other systems or recording tools. The product is not intended to be used as a primary monitoring or diagnostic device.