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The Use of the Forceps after Version—Unique Case of Extra-Uterine Pregnancy—Trouble at the University Medical School.
At the last meeting of the Section on Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Academy of Medicine, Dr. H. C. Coe read a paper on "The Immediate Application of the Forceps to the After-coming Head in Cases of Version with Partial Dilatation of the Os; " the object of this procedure being the saving of infants' lives which at present are usually sacrificed.
He desired, he said at the outset, to call attention to a single condition in which the forceps should be at once used in cases of version, and did not wish to be understood as advising their general use after version, or even the immediate delivery of the child. The following illustrative cases were cited:
—Primipara, æt. 35, with slight contraction of the anterior conjugate diameter. Patient
P. B. P.. LETTER FROM NEW YORK. JAMA. 1889;XII(3):101–103. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400800029008
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