high forceps

high forceps

an obstetric procedure in which forceps are used to deliver a baby whose head is not engaged in the birth canal. It is no longer considered acceptable or meeting the standard of care. Compare low forceps, mid forceps. See also forceps delivery, obstetric forceps.
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There are varieties of forceps available but high forceps, mid cavity and rotational forceps has no role in modern obstetrics.
Without art science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber.