McRobert's manoeuvre

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A manoevre that overcomes most cases of shoulder dystocia when the fetal shoulders are unable to pass through the mother’s pelvis. The maternal hips are sharply flexed against her abdomen: this rotates the maternal pelvis to encourage delivery.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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