14. Using Forceps and the Vacuum Extractor

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

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch14

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) Using Forceps and the Vacuum Extractor, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch14

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:

  • forceps and vacuum extractor;
  • obstetric skill;
  • vacuum extractor;
  • operative vaginal delivery;
  • obstetric forceps;
  • Simpson-type forceps;
  • maternal exhaustion;
  • maternal, fetal hazards;
  • occiput posterior positions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Obstetric forceps

  • Vacuum extractor

  • Trial of instrumental delivery

  • Further Reading