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Occurs after ? have ?, umbilical cord descends below ? part. Untrt, cord ? or go into ?-> ? baby. 1/500 delivs.

membranes have ruptured
presenting
compressed
spasm
hypoxic

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Risk Factors and Prevention

Risks: ? labour, ? presx, ?, abnormal ? and ? preg. >50% occur at ????.

Diagnosed when ??? abnormal and cord ? vaginally/appears at ?. Delivering breech by c sec has ? incidence.

preterm
breech
polyhydramnios
lie
multiple
AROM
FHR
palpated
introitus
decreased

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Management

Initially prevent presx part from ? cord, push ? w examining ?, or tocolytics eg ? given. If cord out of ?, keep warm and ?, don’t force back in. Pt on ? ?, prep for ?. Immed ? ? normally done, but instrumental apprt if ? dilated and head ?. Fetal mort rare.

compressing
up
finger
terbutaline
introitus
moist
all fours
delivery
CS
fully
low

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