7. Dealing with Malpositions and Deflexed Attitudes

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

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch7

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) Dealing with Malpositions and Deflexed Attitudes, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch7

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:

  • malpositions, deflexed attitudes;
  • occiput posterior (OP);
  • fetus in OP position;
  • labor patterns;
  • perineal lacerations;
  • babies by OP, neurologic problems;
  • forceps, or vacuum extraction;
  • deflexion attitudes;
  • sincipital presentation;
  • algorithm, face presentation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Occiput posterior

  • Deflexion attitudes

  • Brow presentation

  • Further Reading