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Any deviation from normal progress of labor

Dystocia

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CTX > 2 min, 5 or more/10 min, frequency every 1 minute

Uterine hyperstimulation

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Slow progress in the active phase

Hypertonic uterine motility

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Seen in most android pelvis

Occiput posterior

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Where is FHT located in posterior occiput?

Located in flank and is slower

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How do you evaluate for occiput posterior position?

Leopold's maneuvers, abdominal contour, suture lines

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Occiput posterior effects on contractions

Diminish in frequency and intensity

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Where is labor felt in occiput posterior?

Back

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What happens to dilation and descent with occiput posterior?

Dilation slows and descent is delayed

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What is prolonged with occiput posterior?

Active labor and second stage

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What can happen to the fetus if they are occiput posterior?

Asphyxia

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How do you manage occiput posterior?

Manual rotation, forceps delivery, forceps rotation, may extend episiotomy

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How often does breech presentation occur?

3-4%

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When is breech most common?

Preterm deliveries

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What risks are associated with breech presentation?

Prolapsed cord, fetal asphyxia, intercranial hemorrhage, birth injuries

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What is preferred for delivery of a breech?

C-section

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Helps prevent entrapment of fetal head in a breech

Wigand Martin maneuver

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When can you do external version?

36-37 weeks

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What do you use to confirm external version?

Ultrasound

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What is the success rate with external version?

58%

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Any head to body delivery time greater than 60 seconds

Shoulder dystocia

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Risk factors for shoulder dystocia

A- advanced age
D- diabetes
O- obese
P- postterm or previously large baby
E- excessive weight gain in pregnancy

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Physician tries to go in vaginally and rotate shoulder

Wood's corkscrew

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Lift the knees toward the head and apply suprapubic pressure for shoulder dystocia

McRobert's

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Get on all fours to deliver with shoulder dystocia

Gaskin maneuver

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Replace the head in the pelvis and deliver via c-section

Zanvanelli maneuver

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When do you use Zanvanelli maneuver?

After all other efforts are attempted

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What does the Zanvanelli move require?

Uterine relaxation (terbutaline) and general anesthesia

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What are cues to shoulder dystocia?

Long transition and long second stage

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What do you need to document during the labor?

Delivery of the head