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
The legal standards to hold your doctor liable in a medical malpractice lawsuit are fourfold. One, your doctor must have had a duty of care to you (or your injured loved one). Two, your doctor must have failed to uphold that duty of care. Three, you or your loved one must have suffered injuries becauseRead More
Cerebral palsy is not a single disorder but rather an umbrella term used to describe a broad range of neurological abnormalities, affecting movement and posture that first occur in the fetal or infant brain. Importantly, these movement disorders may be accompanied by disturbances in sensation, cognition, communication and behavior. While the phrase “cerebral palsy” isRead More
McRoberts Maneuver - News Articles
It was September 2013 when Miguel Diaz and his wife, Esther Diaz, sat in the waiting room at one of the health clinics run by Leon Medical Centers in South Florida. Miguel Diaz still had postoperative bandages covering his right eye following his cataract surgery a few days earlier. Diaz was excited, but nervous forRead More
Jury Finds Two Florida Doctors Negligent for Stroke; McCallum Awarded $7.92 Million In May 2013, Graciela McCallum’s doctors decided to take her off a blood thinner called Coumadin. She had been taking the preventative drug for nearly 15 years to prevent blood clots from forming that could cause her to suffer from a stroke. McCallum,Read More