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Obstetrical Forceps

Known as: Forcep, Obstetrical, Forcep, Obstetric, Obstetric Forcep 
Surgical instrument designed to extract the newborn by the head from the maternal passages without injury to it or the mother.
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Transbronchial lung biopsy (TBLB) is a valuable procedure used to obtain a parenchymal specimen in the evaluation of… Expand
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2007
2007
Today, medical simulators are increasingly gaining appeal in clinical settings. In obstetrics childbirth simulators provide a… Expand
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to create a new instrument for the training of doctors in the use of forceps and to… Expand
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2002
2002
  • D. S. Weerasekera, S. Premaratne
  • Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 9519300
The objective of this study was to determine the safety of obstetrics forceps when used under strictly defined criteria compared… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of different delivery modes on immunoprophylaxis efficacy so as to clarify whether or not cesarean… Expand
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1999
1999
  • P. Dunn
  • Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and…
  • 1999
  • Corpus ID: 8412747
The invention of obstetrics forceps in the 17th century represented a critically important technical advance in the management of… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine the efficacy of the obstetric forceps versus the M-cup, a new vacuum extractor cup, and… Expand
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1994
1994
The human body has frequently been used as a vehicle for illicit drug smuggling. The anatomic site of concealment is usually the… Expand
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1983
1983
To assess the risks associated with the use of Kielland's forceps 2708 consecutive deliveries were studied prospectively and the… Expand
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1981
1981
Exclusive of breech presentation, traumatic intracranial haemorrhage was demonstrated at necropsy on 27 occasions in 36 420… Expand
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