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relationship of the long axis of the body to the long axis of the mother. Presentation: Definition: the part of the fetus that lies closest to the true pelvis A. Cephalic: head is presenting part 95-96 percent. 1. May be vertex, face or brow. 2. Vertex is most common and most favourable for delivery. Head is sharply flexed in the pelvis with chin near chest. B. Breech: buttock or lower extremities are the presenting part 1. Types a.) Complete or full : buttocks and feet present (baby...

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The Iliofemoral joint

joint. It is the joint between the femur and acetabulum of the pelvis. Its primary function is to support the weight of the body in both static and dynamic postures. There are seven different kinds of movements are possible in the hip joint. There is flexion and extension on the spine and thigh, abduction and adduction of the femur, internal and external rotation of the pelvis, thigh or spine and circumduction of the femur or pelvis. The Iliofemoral joint is important because it enables us to walk...

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Frida Kahlo

born on the 6th July, 1907 in Mexico. When she was a young girl she suffered from polio. When she was 18, she and her boyfriend were involved in a bus accident. A metal pole pieced Frida Kahlo through her pelvis area. She suffered many injuries including a fractured spine, ribs, collarbone and pelvis. She endured more than thirty operations following the accident and was told she would be unable to have children. During her recovery in hospital, Kahlo began painting. She painted mainly self-portraits...

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Outline About Labor Process

dilatation (enlargement or widening of the cervical canal) and create sufficient muscular force to allow a baby tobe pushed from the birth canal (or vagina). Preliminary Signs of labor 1. Lightening - the descent of the fetal presenting part into the pelvis. -approximately occurs 10 – 14 days before labor begins. Fetal Descent- changes a woman’s abdominal contour, because it positions the uterus lower and more anterior in the abdomen. * Primiparas – lightening occurs early because of tight abdominal...

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Different Types of Position During Surgical Operation

abdominal wall may add strain, increasing the risk for hernia formation. Upper Midline * Incision can be extended superiorly for processes or operations that involve the upper abdominal viscera or require additional exposure. * Best exposure of the pelvis is gained by a lower midline incision to the pubis * Access to the esophagus, hiatus, stomach and duodenum, pancreas and hepatobiliary system * If extended: major hepatic resection, adrenalectomy, splenectomy * Can be very painful and restrict...

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Components of Labor

Components of Labor *The 4 P’s: • passage • passenger • powers • psyche i. PASSAGE • refers to pelvis & soft tissues which include: lower uterine segment, cervix, vaginal canal • 2 pelvic measurements --Necessary to determine adequacy:  diagonal conjugate- narrowest at inlet;  transverse diameter- narrowest at outlet • If disproportion occurs usually the pelvis (If fetus presents in unusual position); could be R/t mother:  being < 4’9” tall  being < 18 years old  Underwent...

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Migwi • -an uncommon obstetric complication of cephalic vaginal deliveries • -the fetal shoulders do not deliver after the head has emerged from the mother’s introitus. • -One or both shoulders become impacted against the bones of the maternal pelvis (mechanical reasons).size or positional discrepancy, thus almost always after 34 weeks. Anterior shoulder impacted behind the symphysis pubis and also posterior shoulder impacted behind the sacral promontory Risk factors Impossible to predict/...

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development conception to birth

breathing techniques, Elizabeth has finally entered the second stage of delivery. Her cervix is now fully dilated and she is ready to push! The head is fully engaged in the pelvis and the widest diameter of the head has passed below the level of the pelvic inlet. The fetal head then continues to move further into the pelvis, below the pubic arch and out through the vaginal opening. This is assisted by Elizabeth’s additional maternal efforts of "bearing down" or pushing. The appearance of the fetal...

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Labor and Birth Process

dilation refers to the extent of opening at the widest diameter. Passage of the mucous plug occurs with bloody show as a premonitory sign of labor. The fetal presenting part is determined by vaginal examination and is commonly the head (cephalic), pelvis (breech), or shoulder. Page: 377 4. A woman calls the health care facility stating that she is in labor. The nurse would urge the client to come to the facility if the client reports which of the following? A) Increased energy level with...

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Midterm Review Anatomy 1 Lab

nasal septum. (vomer=plow) 4. Hyoid bone -serves as a point of attachment for many tongue and neck muscles. -does not articulate with any other bone/located in throat above the larynx. 5. The vertebral column. -extending from skull to pelvis from body's major axial support. -surrounds and protects delicate spinal cord. -consists of 24 single bones called vertebrae and two composite, or fused, bones the sacrum and coccyx that permit flexibility of the vertebral column. 6. The...

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