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Improving Shoulder Dystocia Management and Outcomes With a Targeted Quality Assurance Program

Gurewitsch Allen, Edith, D.; Brown Will, Susan, E.; Allen, Robert, H.; Satin, Andrew, J.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: February 2018 - Volume 73 - Issue 2 - p 75–77
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000532
OBSTETRICS: MANAGEMENT OF LABOR, DELIVERY, AND THE PUERPERIUM
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(Abstracted from Am J Perinatol 2017;34:1088–1096)

Simulation-based training has been shown by several investigators to help obstetric trainees in mastering shoulder dystocia management skills and in reducing rates of brachial plexus injury. However, the comparative effectiveness of specific simulation schemes is still debatable.

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (E.D.G.A., S.E.B.W., R.H.A., A.J.S.), and Department of Biomedical Engineering (E.D.G.A., R.H.A.), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

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