Prague maneuver


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Prague ma·neu·ver

(prahg mă-nū'vĕr)
A technique for delivery of the fetus in breech position when the fetal occiput is posterior; the operator delivers the shoulders with one hand, while making pressure above the symphysis pubis with the other hand.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Prague maneuver

(prahg)
Method for the delivery of the aftercoming head in a breech delivery when the occiput is posterior. It is rarely used in the era of cesarean deliveries.
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