TITLE

Piper forceps

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1790
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Piper forceps," which refers to the forceps designed to deliver the infant's head during a breech delivery, after other maneuvers to deliver the head have failed, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62156758

 

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