Learning Outcomes for Study Session 6

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

6.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3)

6.2  Describe the female pelvis and identify the important features for obstetric care. (SAQs 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3)

6.3  Describe the main features of the fetal skull, and their importance for labour and delivery. (SAQs 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3)

Study Session 6  Anatomy of the Female Pelvis and Fetal Skull

6.1  The female bony pelvis