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Labour

Question
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Forceps are applied in all the following EXCEPT



A After-coming head in breech presentation

B Face presentation

C Occipitoposterior presentation

D Brow presentation

Ans. D

[Brow presentation]

Fetal

Maternal

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Fetal distress

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Maternal distress/exhaustion

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Preterm baby - LBW (preventing

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Prolonged IInd stage of labour

intracranial damage)

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Medical disorders like cardiac, severe anemia,

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After coming head in breach

TB PIH, eclampsia or debilitating illness

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Cord prolapse

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Failure of descent or internal rotation for 2 hours in primigravida and 1 hour in a multipara.

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Post maturity

Brow presentation - Attempts to convert the brow manually to either a face or a vertex for delivery with forceps or the vacuum are not practiced any more, if the patient has been long in labour these manipulation should be tried as the risk of uterine rupture is high

a. Caesarean section is the safest method of delivery

b. Contraindication to use of forces

c. Absence of a proper indication.

d. Absence of full dilatation of cervix

e. Cephalopelvic disproportion cannot be ruled out

f. High station of fetal head

g. Uterine contraction cease.

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