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
In December of 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told patients to avoid Levaquin and similar antibiotics because they increase the risk of aortic dissection, a life-threatening condition. Although the agency did not take Levaquin off the market, the FDA warned patients that using Levaquin could cause a tear or bulge in theRead More
In many cases, failure to diagnose is a form of medical malpractice. Malpractice cases often hinge on the standard of care other doctors with similar backgrounds would provide in the same situation. If a doctor missed signs and symptoms other professionals would have identified, you may have a case for medical malpractice. Doctors have a responsibility toRead More
McRoberts Maneuver - News Articles
The cap for non-economic damages in California medical malpractice cases is set at $250,000, and it’s been that way since the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) was first passed in 1975. The Consumer Watchdog advocacy group, along with a man whose two children died after a drugged driver crashed into them, wants to liftRead More
Early in 2014, Dominique Adkins underwent an operation to have her thyroid gland removed at a hospital in Charleston, West Virginia. Adkins, 38 at the time, came out of the operation unable to speak and in severe pain. According to a medical malpractice lawsuit, filed in March 2016, her doctor allegedly impaired critical nerves inRead More