Jacquemier’s Maneuver or Barnum’s Maneuver: A shoulder dystocia management procedure, this maneuver identifies the fetal forearm in the birth canal. The hand and forearm are delicately pulled, delivering the infant with the farthest shoulder first.
Jacquemiers Maneuver (Barnums Maneuver) - Frequently Asked Questions
A case is medical malpractice, if it can establish four things: the defendant’s duty of care, the defendant’s standard of care violation, causation, and damages. Duty of Care The first element of a successful medical malpractice case is proving that the defendant owed you a duty of care. In other words, you must show thatRead More
The main symptom of locked-in syndrome is paralysis of every voluntary muscle in one’s body except those controlling eye movement. It is the equivalent of having quadriplegia along with no movement in the facial muscles, diaphragm, or intercostal muscles, making it impossible to swallow or even breathe without assistance. Locked-in syndrome does not, however, affectRead More
Jacquemiers Maneuver (Barnums Maneuver) - News Articles
After completing a 5k race in October 2012, Sandra Williams experienced an intense pain in her neck. Barely able to move her head, Williams, then 55, consulted doctors at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. She quickly agreed to undergo a neck operation scheduled just four days after the race. The surgery was deemed aRead More
A four-day medical malpractice trial in Pennsylvania concluded with the jury awarding a man from Hatsboro, Pennsylvania $4 million. The man had brought the case against his physician when he received nerve damage from a procedure performed in his physician’s office. The decision is unique in that it is the first medical malpractice verdict inRead More