A Compend of Obstetrics

A Compend of Obstetrics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...to the left or right, and behind and to the right or left. There are, therefore, four positions of the vertex, named as follows: --1. Left Occipilo-Anterior. 2. Right Occipito-Anterior. 3. Right Occipito-Posterior. 4. Left Occipito-Posterior. How many positions are there of the Face presentation? Since the face has also an elliptical outline, with the mentum or chin at one end, we have the same arrangement as in the vertex, or: --1. Left Mento-Anterior. 2. Right Mento-Anterior. 3. Right Mento-Posterior. 4. Left Mento-Posterior. How many positions are there of the Breech presentation? Since the breech has also an elliptical outline, with the sacrum in a direct line with the occiput, we have the same arrangement as in the vertex, or: --1. Left Sacro-Anterior. 2. Right Sacro-Anterior. 3. Right Sacro-Posterior. 4. Left Sacro-Posterior. How many positions are there of the Transverse presentation? For the sake of uniformity we may assume an elliptical outline for the shoulder, with the dorsum, or back of the shoulder, as the name-point. This gives us the same arrangement as in the other presentations, or: --1. Left Dorso-Anterior. 2. Right Dorso-Anterior. 3. Right Dorso-Posterior. 4. Left Dorso-Posterior. How may the positions be more briefly designated? By initials, as L. O. A. for left occipito-anterior, R. S. P., for right sacroposterior, and so on. How may these sixteen positions be represented in a single scheme? Left, -," Anterior. Or by initials only. Right-ft o o Anterior. LP A. Right ' 1 S I Posterior. Rc/? A Left OSJ5Q Posterior. RSP v, ' LO ." How is the head situated at the beginning of labor in the L. O. A. position? The occiput points to the left ilio-pectineal eminence; the bi-frontal suture is opposite the right sacro-iliac...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590384
  • 9781236590381