Shoulder Dystocia: An ever-changing landscape

Mamta Gupta reviews the continuing developments in the understanding of obstetric brachial plexus injuries ‘New data following recently completed trials have shown that a substantial majority of OBPIs can be prevented with accurate management, as per the Green-Top Guidelines, and therefore must be caused mostly by actions or omissions of the accoucheur.’The medical landscape around …
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Cases Referenced

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  • D v Lanarkshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] CSOH 142
  • Jahan Rashid [a child by his litigation friend] v Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust [2004] EWHC 1338 (QB)
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