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The intrapartum management of the breech presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2686898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In many cases of breech presentation, a trial of labor is practical and safe among carefully selected parturients. Anesthesia and full neonatal support should be available. Described is the protocol in use at several large institutions that maintain a Cesarean rate for breech presentation in the 60 to 70 per cent range which is approximately 25 per cent lower than the national rate. The development of this protocol as well as its highlights in clinical application are described and highlighted in this report.
Authors:
M L Gimovsky; R H Petrie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0095-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  1989 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-23     Completed Date:  1990-01-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  975-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Breech Presentation*
Delivery, Obstetric / methods*
Female
Humans
Infant Care
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy
Trial of Labor*

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