Pitfalls in the diagnostics of shoulder dystocia: an analysis based on the scrutiny of 2274 deliveries

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Shoulder dystocia is an obstetric emergency with severe complications. Our objective was to evaluate the major pitfalls in the diagnostics of shoulder dystocia, diagnostic descriptions documented in medical records, use of obstetric maneuvers, and their correlations to Erb’s and Klumpke’s palsy and the use of ICD-10 code 066.0.
Original languageEnglish
JournalArchives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Number of pages9
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 3 Apr 2023
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • Diagnostic descriptions
  • Erb's palsy
  • Guidelines
  • Incidence
  • Maneuvers

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