Published in Health and Medicine Week, February 20th, 2006
The study addressed the issue of injury sustained due to shoulder dystocia, a condition which occurs during labor when a baby's shoulders become stuck behind the mother's pelvis. Until now shoulder dystocia has been widely believed to be unpredictable and unpreventable. It is also one of the top 3 reasons for injuries and lawsuits in obstetrics and payouts range from $500,000 to $2 million. The senior investigators included faculty...
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