Prevention of brachial plexus injury-12 years of shoulder dystocia training: an interrupted time-series study.

@article{Crofts2016PreventionOB,
  title={Prevention of brachial plexus injury-12 years of shoulder dystocia training: an interrupted time-series study.},
  author={Joanna F Crofts and Erik Lenguerrand and Graham Bentham and Sawsan Tawfik and Henry A Claireaux and David E Odd and Robert Fox and Tim J Draycott},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={111-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate management and outcomes of incidences of shoulder dystocia in the 12 years following the introduction of an obstetric emergencies training programme. DESIGN Interrupted time-series study comparing management and neonatal outcome of births complicated by shoulder dystocia over three 4-year periods: (i) Pre-training (1996-99), (ii) Early training (2001-04), and (iii) Late training (2009-12). SETTING Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK, with approximately 6000 births per… CONTINUE READING