Shoulder dystocia: Taking the fear out of management
Dr. Repke is University Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn State University College of Medicine. He is also Obstetrician-Gynecologist-in-Chief at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Repke serves on the OBG Management Board of Editors.
Dr. Burkman is Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts. Dr. Burkman is a Contributing Editor for OBG Management.
What are the risk factors for shoulder dystocia, as well as ways to prevent, better manage, and improve communication between clinicians when it occurs? How should an occurrence be documented? Drs. John Repke and Ronald Burkman address these points for clinicians in a 4-part peer-to-peer video that includes animated video illustrating various release maneuvers.