TITLE

Shoulder dystocia drills can improve response

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Shoulder dystocia drills can improve the response of obstetrical teams when faced with this potentially devastating complication. The improved outcomes can substantially reduce potential liability. • Drills help clinicians improve communication skills in an emergency. • Most hospitals do not conduct shoulder dystocia drills. • A record of shoulder dystocia drills can be effective in defending a malpractice case.
ACCESSION #
28121954

 

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