Summary

It is important that you understand the indications, contraindications and prerequisites for instrumental delivery.

Maternal and fetal wellbeing must be assessed – this will aid decision-making.

A key skill for instrumental delivery is examination. You must be able to accurately define the fifths palpable abdominally, the station, dilation, position, caput and moulding. This will aid decision-making and is crucial for safe instrumental deliveries.


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