- fenestra. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p857
Definitions of the term "fenestra," which refers to an aperture frequently closed by a membrane or an open area, as in the blade of an obstetrical forceps, are presented.
- Piper forceps. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1672
A definition of the medical term "Piper forceps" is presented. The term refers to forceps designed to deliver an infant's head during a breech delivery. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
- Vacuum extraction or forceps? Ryden, Gunnar // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/11/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6513, p75
Analyzes the usability of vacuum extractor in obstetrics in Sweden. Introduction of the equipment in 1954; Description of the vacuum extractor; Comparison between forceps and vacuum extraction; Maternal complications after the vacuum extraction deliveries.
- Kiellands forceps delivery. Sheerin, Sheila // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/10/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6419, p769
Relates experience on the use of Kiellands forceps procedure for obstetrics delivery. Narration of events in the delivery process; Development of symptoms after delivery; Complications of the procedure.
- Training and supervision of obstetric senior house officers. Ennis, Maeve // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/7/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6815, p1442
Evaluates the training and supervision of obstetric senior house officers. Use of forceps and cardiotocograms; Need for re-evaluation of performance; Participation in ordered and structured learning.
- Vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery. Paluska, Scott A. // American Family Physician;5/1/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p2197
Discusses the effectiveness of the vacuum extraction method of operative vaginal delivery. Comparison between vacuum extractor and forceps; Comparison of extractor cups; Indications and contraindications of operative vaginal delivery; Indications for discontinuing vacuum-assisted delivery;...
- Biopsy-punch forceps. // Materials Management in Health Care;Jun96, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p39
Features Miltex Instrument Co.'s cervical biopsy-punch forceps that measure 7.5 inches and includes a locking adjustment screw.
- Forceps and intelligence. // Pediatrics for Parents;1992, Vol. 13 Issue 7/8, p5
Questions the affect on the cognitive development after the use of forceps during delivery. What the study of 3,100 five-year-olds showed; Implications as a possible cause of decreased intelligence scores; From `Family Practice News,' 4/1/92; Details.
- Obstetric accidents: a review of 64 cases. Ennis, M.; Vincent, C.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/26/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6736, p1365
Examines the causes of obstetric accidents in Great Britain. Analysis of case records at the Medical Protection Society's London office; Inadequacy of fetal heart monitoring and mismanagement of forceps by senior staff; Use of forceps to aid delivery.