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Precipitous and difficult deliveries.
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PMID:  23137406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Any delivery in the emergency department is considered a precipitous birth and is an anxiety-producing event. Many deliveries proceed without incident. However, the emergency physician must be prepared for several dreaded scenarios, such as nuchal cord, shoulder dystocia, and breech birth. This article reviews the basics, complications, and management of such deliveries.
David W Silver; Frank Sabatino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  961-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, USA; Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA. Electronic address:
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