Shoulder dystocia: an Evidence-Based approach

Abstract

Shoulder Dystocia (SD) is the nightmare of obstetricians. Despite its low incidence, SD still represents a huge risk of morbidity for both the mother and fetus. Even though several studies showed the existence of both major and minor risk factors that may complicate a delivery, SD remains an unpreventable and unpredictable obstetric emergency. When it occurs, SD is difficult to manage due to the fact that there are not univocal algorithms for its management

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oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3279180Last time updated on 7/8/2012

This paper was published in PubMed Central.

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