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Forceps delivery

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Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure
Synonyms: Application of and delivery by forceps; FD - Forceps delivery; Forceps Delivery
SNOMED CT: FD - Forceps delivery (302383004); Application of and delivery by forceps (302383004); Forceps delivery (302383004)
HPO: HP:0011411


Application of forceps to the fetal head to facilitate vaginal birth.(NICHD) [from NCI]

Recent systematic reviews

Liabsuetrakul T, Choobun T, Peeyananjarassri K, Islam QM
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Oct 13;(10):CD004455. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004455.pub3. PMID: 25308837
Buppasiri P, Lumbiganon P, Thinkhamrop J, Thinkhamrop B
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Oct 7;(10):CD005125. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005125.pub4. PMID: 25289960
McLoughlin G
Am J Nurs 2014 Jun;114(6):22. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000450427.12631.dd. PMID: 24869580
Boyle R, Hay-Smith EJ, Cody JD, Mørkved S
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 Oct 17;10:CD007471. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007471.pub2. PMID: 23076935
Johanson R, Menon V
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2010 Nov 10;(11):CD000224. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD000224.pub2. PMID: 21069665

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