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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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2007
2007
Today, medical simulators are increasingly gaining appeal in clinical settings. In obstetrics childbirth simulators provide a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
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
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • J. Walker
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 5595334
Eason et al, in an extensive and carefully documented review of perineal trauma during childbirth (Obstet Gynecol 2000;95:464–71… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
Abstract Objective: To review systematically techniques proposed to prevent perineal trauma during childbirth and meta-analyze… Expand
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
Highly Cited
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
Review
1990
Review
1990
This study retrospectively identifies and characterizes patients with facial palsy related to birth trauma and describes the… Expand
1983
1983
To assess the risks associated with the use of Kielland's forceps 2708 consecutive deliveries were studied prospectively and the… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Exclusive of breech presentation, traumatic intracranial haemorrhage was demonstrated at necropsy on 27 occasions in 36 420… Expand
1963
1963
  • W. H. Pearse
  • American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • 1963
  • Corpus ID: 45318901
Abstract 1. 1. Strain gage applications on a Simpson obstetric forceps and Bill axis-traction handle were utilized to record… Expand