Birth Imminent correction

Description: We have corrected a small error in describing delivery of the second arm for breech delivery, when rotation through 180 degrees (rather than 90 degrees) may be required. We have also described how to apply pressure to the back of the baby's head if delivery is delayed. Finally, we have removed reference to the Burns-Marshall technique which is not commonly used in modern practice.
Date Update Posted Online: June 8, 2018
Book: Reference Edition
Section Title: Birth Imminent: Normal Birth and Birth Complications
Priority: Green
Guidelines Print Date: June 8, 2018
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