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Vacuum Device Used To Assist Delivery (Overview)

Vacuum extraction uses a soft plastic cup that is applied to the baby's head and stays in place by suction. There is a handle on the cup that allows the doctor to use this to assist with delivery through the birth canal.


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What is an abdominal left ventricular assist device used for?

What is an abdominal left ventricular assist device used for?

Same use for LVAD. : However, it is the location of the pump that makes it abdominal or chest. ...Read more

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Vacuum Device Used To Assist Delivery (Overview)

Vacuum extraction uses a soft plastic cup that is applied to the baby's head and stays in place by suction. There is a handle on the cup that allows the doctor to use this to assist with delivery through the birth canal.


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How is the cpap device used in medicine and what does it do?

How is the cpap device used in medicine and what does it do?

CPAP treatment: The main use of CPAP is for obstructive sleep anea. This device is attached to a hose that attaches to mask over nose or nose and mouth. It can also be used for other conditions like heart failure or respiratory failure. ...Read more

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Do vacuum erection devices having any long lasting results?

Do vacuum erection devices having any long lasting results?

Not really : Veds are a non medical nonsurgical therapy for ed with no significant side effects. ...Read more

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What is the medical device used by optometrists to visualize the optic nerve called?

What is the medical device used by optometrists to visualize the optic nerve called?

Several devices: Several devices are used to evaluate optic nerves. The most common is the biomicroscope, or slit lamp, that is also used to examine the other parts of the eye. ...Read more

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Are vacuum erection devices better if ordered with doctor's prescription or are they all the same?

Are vacuum erection devices better if ordered with doctor's prescription or are they all the same?

Be careful: The Vacuum Erection Devices prescribed by doctors are usually checked and tested. That will make them more expensive. Some of the others work but be careful. As always, Caveat Emptor (Buyer beware)! ...Read more

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What is the device used on your ears, like a tooth brace, but for treating prominent ears ?

What is the device used on your ears, like a tooth brace, but for treating prominent ears ?

Otoplasty is best: The device is an ear band with a molded earpiece, but this is really on for babies, when their ear cartilage is still moldable. The device has to be worn all day. An otoplasty can be useful to correct issues like a prominent ear where the entire ear is pushed forward or a cup ear deformity where there is a lack of one of the normal ear folds. Consult a facial plastic surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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Why would forceps be used for delivery and not vacuum extraction?

docs choice: Most docs use vacuum but some docs still use forceps as long as either one is done safely and properly and for the right indications there should not be a problem. ...Read more

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What is vacuum delivery?

What is vacuum delivery?

See below: Vacuum extractors have replaced forceps for many situations in which assistance is required to achieve vaginal delivery. Compared with metal-cup vacuum extractors, soft-cup devices are easier to use and cause fewer neonatal scalp injuries; however, they detach more frequently. Vacuum extractors can cause neonatal injury. These devices should be employed when indicated, usually for a nonreassuring. ...Read more