13. Managing Shoulder Dystocia

  1. Wayne R. Cohen MD1 and
  2. Emanuel A. Friedman MD, Med ScD2

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch13

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Cohen, W. R. and Friedman, E. A. (2011) Managing Shoulder Dystocia, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654590

Online ISBN: 9781119971566

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Keywords:

  • delivering twins;
  • shoulder dystocia;
  • fetal macrosomia;
  • brachial plexus injury;
  • normal shoulder mechanism;
  • fetal risk factors;
  • pelvic risk factors;
  • McRoberts maneuver;
  • Woods maneuver;
  • shared responsibilities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Etiology

  • Normal shoulder mechanism

  • Predisposing factors

  • Prediction

  • Clinical management

  • Special situations

  • Documentation

  • Shared responsibilities

  • Further Reading