forceps


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an extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)

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The Biopsy Forceps market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.
The nurse rooted around the linen and rubbish outside the operating theatre to try and find the forceps.
Counsel for the family, Dr Simon Mills, said it could not be ignored that this was most likely as a result of an attempted forceps delivery.
Instead, a junior doctor performed a risky technique to move her baby - who was stuck sideways - using forceps.
She was given an MRI scan at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, Worcs - but the magnets tried to pull the metal forceps through her skin.
The boy's lawyers claimed the forceps were used with "excessive force" and that, had he been delivered promptly by Caesarean section, the injuries would have been averted.
There is some evidence to suggest that because traditional forceps have been linked to death and long-term damage, some mothers are opting for a Caesarian section to avoid their use.
Women who had both a episiotomy and a forceps delivery were markedly more likely to suffer an anal sphincter tear than other women (OR 25.
To date we have successfully performed more than 290 percutaneous tracheostomies with dilating forceps.
The worms removed with forceps and identified as M.
An inquest in Middlesbrough heard that doctors chose to use single-use heat equipment, known as diathermy forceps, to seal the wound.
MENTION the word forceps and the majority of people would think babies.
A consultant obstetrician has been reported to the General Medical Council after a baby boy he delivered with forceps was found to have severe spinal injuries and later died.
A DOCTOR has denied she used forceps to release a baby after his head became trapped in the birth canal during a difficult labour.
These included the use of forceps instead of a vacuum cap for vaginal delivery as forceps could damage the mother, said study leader Prof Jim Thornton.