4. Evaluating the Pelvis

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

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch4

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) Evaluating the Pelvis, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch4

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:

  • pelvis evaluation;
  • human pelvic architecture;
  • cesarean delivery;
  • uterotonic agents;
  • clinical pelvimetry;
  • false pelvis, and true pelvis;
  • clinical cephalopelvimetry;
  • clinical pelvimetry;
  • cephalopelvic disproportion;
  • labor, funnel pelvis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical anatomy of the bony pelvis

  • Changes in the fetal head

  • Method of clinical cephalopelvimetry

  • Significance of pelvimetric findings

  • Anterior asynclitism

  • Posterior asynclitism

  • Further Reading