The obstetric nightmare of shoulder dystocia: a tale from two perspectives.

@article{Beck2013TheON,
  title={The obstetric nightmare of shoulder dystocia: a tale from two perspectives.},
  author={Cheryl Tatano Beck},
  journal={MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          34-40
        }
}
PURPOSE Shoulder dystocia is one of the most terrifying of obstetric emergencies. In this secondary analysis of two qualitative studies, the experiences of shoulder dystocia are compared and contrasted from two perspectives: the mothers and the labor and delivery nurses. METHOD In the first study mothers' experiences of shoulder dystocia and caring for their children with obstetric brachial plexus injuries were explored. The second study explored secondary traumatic stress in labor and… CONTINUE READING
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