Shoulder Dystocia and Birth Injury: Prevention and Treatment / Edition 1

Shoulder Dystocia and Birth Injury: Prevention and Treatment / Edition 1

by James A. O'Leary
     
 

ISBN-10: 007105393X

ISBN-13: 9780071053938

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

During the past several years, there has been an extensive reappraisal of the physiologic changes of pregnancy and their associated disorders, along with a refinement of diagnostic procedures and evaluation of the therapeutic approaches that are of primary concern to the physician. In Shoulder Dystocia and Birth Injury: Prevention and Treatment, Third Edition,

Overview

During the past several years, there has been an extensive reappraisal of the physiologic changes of pregnancy and their associated disorders, along with a refinement of diagnostic procedures and evaluation of the therapeutic approaches that are of primary concern to the physician. In Shoulder Dystocia and Birth Injury: Prevention and Treatment, Third Edition, noted authority James A. O'Leary, MD, with 40 years experience as an MD, academician, lecturer, practitioner, and clinical researcher with almost 200 contributions to the OB-GYN literature and textbooks, shares his insight on treatment techniques, identification and treatment of predisposing risk factors, current statistical data, ultrasound diagnosis and the necessary steps toward prevention, along with a thorough review of the important medical-legal issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071053938
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface ix

Introduction xv

Part I Prevention

1 Preconceptual Risk Factors James A. O'Leary 3

2 Antepartum Risk Factors James A. O'Leary 15

3 Role of Ultrasound in Shoulder Dystocia James A. O'Leary 33

4 Intrapartum Risk Factors James A. O'Leary 49

5 Pelvimetry James A. O'Leary 59

Part II Treatment

6 Recognition of Disproportion James A. O'Leary 71

7 Delivery Techniques James A. O'Leary 89

8 The McRoberts Maneuver James A. O'Leary 107

9 Cephalic Replacement: The Gunn-Zavanelli-O'Leary Maneuver James A. O'Leary 119

10 Infant Injury James A. O'Leary 129

Part III Clinical Considerations

11 In Utero Causation of Brachial Plexus Injury: Myth or Mystery? James A. O'Leary 147

12 Recurrent Shoulder Dystocia James A. O'Leary 163

13 Predisposing Factors for Shoulder Dystocia-Related Birth Injuries: Causation Analysis Leslie Iffy Joseph J. Apuzzio Vijaya Raju 169

14 Recognition, Classification, and Management of Shoulder Dystocia: The Relationship to Causation of Brachial Plexus Injury Michael S. Kreitzer 179

15 Minimizing the Risks of Shoulder Dystocia-Related Fetal Injuries Leslie Iffy 209

16 The Maternal Fetal Medicine Viewpoint: Causation and Litigation Barry S. Schifrin Wayne R. Cohen 227

17 Brachial Plexus injury at Cesarean Section Michael S. Kreitzer James A. O'Leary 249

18 Delivery of the Nondiabetic Macrosomic Infant Lisa Gittens-Williams 257

19 The Midwifery View of Shoulder Dystocia Judith S. Mercer Debra A. Erickson-Owens 269

20 Recent Research: Relevant and Reliable James A. O'Leary 285

21 Observations on the Etiology of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy Based on Radiographic, Intraoperative, andHistologic Findings Stephen M. Russell Israel Alfonso John A.I. Grossman 289

Index 295

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