Forceps Application MATERNITY NURSING ppt

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FORCEPS
APPLICATION
BY: Ms. Nikethana.R.Nair
M.Sc Nursing, II Year.
SRMC.
DEFINITION
Obstetric forceps is a pair of
instrument specially designed
to assist extraction of the
fetal head and there by
accomplishing the delivery
of the fetus.
Measurements of long curved
obstetrics forceps
1.Length : 37 cms.
2.Distance : 2.5 cms (in
between the tips).
3.Diameter (widest) : 9 cms.
INDICATIONS
MATERNAL
Inadequate Expulsive Efforts & MATERNAL
Exhaustion
Eclampsia
Fetal: Non Assuring FHR.
OTHERS: PROLONGED LABOUR
Confusion
CONTRAINDICATIONS
UTERINE RUPTURE
Hydramnios
Placenta Previa & Abruptio Placentae.
Contracted Pelvis & Lie
Cord prolapse
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS
ASSESSMENT
FETAL ASSESSMENT
Sterile
WHO CAN PERFORM
CONSENT
WHERE IT CAN BE PERFORMED
Method
Team work
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