6. Managing the Third Stage

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

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch6

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 the Third Stage, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch6

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:

  • managing third stage;
  • placental delivery;
  • third stage of labor;
  • clinical signs of separation;
  • clamping the cord;
  • Credé method;
  • Brandt maneuver;
  • active third stage;
  • placenta accreta;
  • algorithm, uterine inversion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Normal limits

  • Clinical signs of separation

  • Management of the third stage

  • Retained placenta

  • Further Reading