Douglas, John C.(redirected from John C. Douglas)
Douglas,John C., Irish obstetrician, 1777-1850.
Douglas mechanism - mechanism of spontaneous evolution in transverse lie.
Douglas spontaneous evolution - a mechanism whereby molding of the fetus and impaction of the shoulder and prolapsed arm occurs in transverse lie, allowing vaginal delivery with the lateral aspect of the thorax following the prolapsed shoulder.
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012