ForcepsDelivery-Overview

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FORCEPS DELIVERY FORCEPS DELIVERY – An Overview – An Overview Prof.S.N.Panda, M.S. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology M.K.C.G.Medical College, Berhampur
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12 October 2002Forceps Delivery - Prof.S.N.Panda 2 Introduction Introduction In the last several decades, obstetrics, as a science has undergone phenomenal development with a proper The present day labour management is basically influenced by two factors: The availability of various modalities of antepartum & postpartum foetal monitoring that gives the obstetrician precise knowledge of the foetal condition, which enables him not only to terminate the pregnancy The developments in the fields of anaesthesia, antibiotics, blood transfusion, surgical aids & techniques have made a once dreaded operation - "caesarean section ", very safe to-day.
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12 October 2002Forceps Delivery - Prof.S.N.Panda 3 Introduction Introduction In view of these developments, the expectations of all concerned - patient, relatives, attending doctors & authorities including legal system has undergone a sea change so that a small mishap will be viewed seriously. In such a scenario, the practicing obstetrician of today is likely to have reservations about using instrumental labour management methods of unpredictable course & outcome. Hence today instrumental deliveries are becoming rarer and rarer. In the last two decades, not only very few developments have taken place in this field, many of the instrumental deliveries have become obsolete. However in the present day concept of active management of labour , forceps still have their own place and should be considered in suitable cases, particularly in developing countries like India.
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12 October 2002Forceps Delivery - Prof.S.N.Panda 4 History History Earliest mention of instrumental delivery in Vedic era - "Ankush." Albucasis described forceps with teeth on the inner surface for dead foetus. WILLIAM CHAMBERLAIN Fled from France in 1569 & practiced forceps delivery as a family secret in Southampton. This was kept as a family secret for over 100yrs and four generations. He had two sons. Peter I - had greater distinction & attended notable women in society. Was Peter II - who had several sons, died in 1626.
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12 October 2002Forceps Delivery - Prof.S.N.Panda 5 History History Dr Peter III- the most prominent one studied in Cambridge, Oxford, and Padua. Elected a fellow of R.C.P. Died in 1683 in Woodham Mortimer Hall.It is believed that the family treasure was kept buried here, which was latter unearthed in 1813 by the then occupant Mrs.Kembell. Hugh-
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