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ventouse

(vĕn-toos′) [Fr.]
A glass or glass-shaped vessel used in cupping.

ventouse

The suction equipment used for assisting in childbirth. See VACUUM EXTRACTION.
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Even at the tertiary level there is lack of ability to perform AVD, as shown in Table 1: only three out of four doctors and midwives at a provincial tertiary hospital could perform a ventouse delivery, whereas for forceps the figure is only two out of four.
Elaine Gouk, clinical director of obstetrics and gynaecology, said the trust has since introduced training on ventouse deliveries and changed the way work is managed on the labour ward.
Instrumental delivery including ventouse or forceps delivery would be performed for clinical indication such as prolonged second stage of labor, fetal bradycardia, and persistent occipito-posterior position.
WOMEN are less likely to need an epidural, forceps or ventouse delivery if midwives lead their care, research shows.
Chapman, a midwife in the UK, and Charles, a midwife and ventouse practitioner who teaches aquanatal classes in the UK, present a guide for students and practicing midwives that contains 24 chapters contributed by UK midwives.
Ventouse and out let forceps were used to shorten second stage of labour where required.
The risk of muscle tearing was slightly lower among those whose birth had been assisted with a ventouse - a suction cup, which fits on the baby's head - than those who did not have an assisted delivery.
A study found that starting periods early increased the risk of delivering with forceps, ventouse or by Caesarean section.
After a two-day inquest in Bradford assistant deputy coroner Paul Marks said "birth trauma may have been contributed to by the attempted ventouse delivery".
Le patrimoine nerveux de la ventouse de l'Octopus vulgaris.