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Fundamental Obstetric Procedures

  • Komal BajajEmail author
  • Michael Meguerdichian
Chapter
Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)

Abstract

A variety of healthcare disciplines intersect during the care of a pregnant woman, especially during delivery. Simulation has been effectively utilized to train a wide range of health professionals on fundamental obstetric skills including cervical exams, assessment of fetal position, spontaneous vaginal delivery, and perineal laceration repair. Educators have used simulation equipment ranging from part-task trainers and full-body mannequins to organic materials such as different fruits or beef tongue, to train individuals or teams on core pregnancy-related procedures.

Keywords

Obstetrics Simulation Birth Labor Perineal laceration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NYC Health + Hospitals Simulation CenterBronxUSA
  2. 2.Albert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA
  3. 3.Harlem Hospital Center, Emergency Department/H+H Simulation CenterNew YorkUSA

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