- 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.
- 'Soft' forceps--the way forward? Wedisinghe, Lilantha // British Journal of Midwifery;Sep2008, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p626
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the reports published in the previous issues of the journal about the use of obstetrical forceps in maternal delivery.
- 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.
- Midwives performing instrumental deliveries: proactive supervision in practice. Deighton, Sue; Willis, Jean // British Journal of Midwifery;Mar2002, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p160
Focuses on the development of the extended role of the midwife skilled in fetal blood sampling, use of forceps, and ventouse extraction in Great Britain. Performance of traditional instrumental deliveries; Extension of role to incorporate low cavity ventouse deliveries; Performance of...