Shoulder dystocia: the unpreventable obstetric emergency with empiric management guidelines.

@article{Gherman2006ShoulderDT,
  title={Shoulder dystocia: the unpreventable obstetric emergency with empiric management guidelines.},
  author={Robert B. Gherman and Suneet P. Chauhan and Joseph G. Ouzounian and Henry Tzvi Lerner and Bernard Gonik and Thomas Goodwin},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={195 3},
  pages={657-72}
}
OBJECTIVE Much of our understanding and knowledge of shoulder dystocia has been blurred by inconsistent and scientific studies that are of limited scientific quality. In an evidence-based format, we sought to answer the following questions: (1) Is shoulder dystocia predictable? (2) Can shoulder dystocia be prevented? (3) When shoulder dystocia does occur… CONTINUE READING