1896 American Journal of the Medical Sciences  
WOMAN'S MEDICAL COLLEGE ; VISITING OBSTETRICtAN TO THE PHILADELPHIA HOSPITAL, ETC. Forceps to the After-coming Head. Mueller (Centralblatt far Gynakologie, 1896, No. 39) reports three cases in which he applied forceps to the after-coming head. The first of these was a multipara in whom he was able, by pressure and strong traction, to bring the head into the pelvic cavity. He was obliged, however, to introduce forceps to complete the labor. The result was favorable to the mother and child. In
more » ... second case, a multipara, version was performed because pre¬ vious labors had been difficult and prolonged. The forceps was then applied to the head, and with considerable difficulty, aided by external pressure, the head was delivered. The child perished shortly afterward. The cause of
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