McRoberts Maneuver: A shoulder dystocia management procedure, the McRoberts Maneuver is 42% effective. The mother pulls her legs tightly to her abdomen, allowing the spine to flatten and the pelvis to widen. Abdominal pressure may be applied by a nurse during this procedure. The head of the infant is lightly pulled.
McRoberts Maneuver - Frequently Asked Questions
“Informed consent” in relation to medical malpractice means doctors must tell patients about the risks of a medical procedure. For instance, if a patient is undergoing surgery to correct their eyesight, the doctor must discuss the potential complications of such a procedure with the patient beforehand. If the doctor fails to get informed consent andRead More
In some states, there are limits on damage awards for medical malpractice. The amount of compensation you can recover as a victim varies based on where you live. How Many States Have Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages? More than half of states limit the amount of money you can receive if you have experienced medicalRead More
McRoberts Maneuver - News Articles
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Family Files Malpractice Lawsuit Against Texas Hospital over Alleged Cover Up Early in 2015 Cris Chapa brought her mother, Manuela Chapa, to the Kindred Hospital located in Sugar Land, Texas. Manuela, then 87, was suffering from pneumonia and her condition was worsening. So the Chapa family was not shocked when they were called in toRead More