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Management of Twins in Pregnancy and Labour, The

Synopsis
Outlines the incidence of twins and defines the difference between identical and non-identical twins. Demonstrates a routine for the successful management of twins from ante-natal care to the time of delivery. Describes the risks and complications associated with twin pregnancy. Shows two complete deliveries of twins: 1) presentation as two vertices and delivery is uncomplicated; 2) uterine inertia is a complicating factor and delivery is affected with forceps under a general anaesthetic, presentation of the first child being a vertex and that of the second a breech.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 22 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1958
Availability
Sale
Uses
Medicine, nursing and midwifery.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
childbirth; obstetrics; twins

Production Company

Name

Wellcome Foundation Film Unit

Distributor

Name

Wellcome Film

Email
misc@wellcome.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7611 8766
Fax
020 7611 8577
Address
Moving Image & Sound Collections
Wellcome Library
183 Euston Road
London
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