Learning Outcomes for Study Session 8

After studying this session, you should be able to:

8.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 8.1 and 8.2)

8.2  Describe how you would identify a fetus in the vertex presentation and distinguish this from common malpresentations and malpositions. (SAQs 8.1 and 8.2)

8.3  Describe the causes and complications for the fetus and the mother of fetal malpresentation during full term labour. (SAQ 8.3)

8.4  Describe how you would identify a multiple pregnancy and the complications that may arise. (SAQ 8.4)

8.5  Explain when and how you would refer a woman in labour due to abnormal fetal presentation or multiple pregnancy. (SAQ 8.4)

Study Session 8  Abnormal Presentations and Multiple Pregnancies

8.1  Normal and abnormal presentations