Braxton Hicks version
Braxton Hicks versionAn obsolete obstetrical version formerly used to vaginally deliver infants of mothers with placenta previa, a technique was described by English gynaecologist John Braxton Hicks (1823–1897).
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Braxton Hicks,John, English gynecologist, 1825-1897.
Braxton Hicks contraction - rhythmic myometrial activity, occurring during the course of a pregnancy, which causes no pain for the patient.
Braxton Hicks sign - irregular uterine contractions occurring after the third month of pregnancy.
Braxton Hicks version - obsolete term for internal version of the fetus, substituting the breech for the head as the leading pole.
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