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Identification of Neonates at Risk for Shoulder Dystocia

Specialty:

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pedatrics

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Description:

Shoulder dystocia refers to an abnormal vaginal delivery with the arrest related to the shoulder of the fetus. Acker et al identified several risk factors for shoulder dystocia in neonates. A fetus with a significant risk may benefit from Cesarean section.

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