Woods’ Screw Maneuver: A shoulder dystocia management procedure, the Wood’s Screw Maneuver involves turning the fetal shoulder closest to the maternal pubic symphysis away from the pelvis. It can require turning the fetal shoulder farthest from the maternal pubic symphysis closer to the pelvis. Regardless of the method, this maneuver is the opposite of the Rubin II procedure.
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