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Breech Presentation

Which of the following illustrations is labeled correctly?

a. Frank breech

Reproduced with permission from Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, et al (eds): Breech delivery. In Williams Obstetrics, 25th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2018, Figure 28-1.

b. Complete breech

Reproduced with permission from Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, et al (eds): Breech delivery. In Williams Obstetrics, 25th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2018, Figure 28-3.

c. Incomplete breech

Reproduced with permission from Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, et al (eds): Breech delivery. In Williams Obstetrics, 25th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2018, Figure 28-2.

d. None of the above

Among singleton pregnancies, breech presentation persists in what percentage at term?

a. 1–2%

b. 3–5%

c. 6–7%

d. 8–9%

Risk factors for breech presentation include which of the following?

a. Nulliparity

b. Prior breech fetus

c. Singleton gestation

d. None of the above

A 24-year-old primigravida presents to labor and delivery at 38 weeks’ gestation. She is contracting regularly and on exam she is 4 cm dilated, 25% effaced, –3 station, and the fetal presenting part is suspected to be a foot. What is the next most appropriate step in her management?

a. Ultrasound for confirmation of fetal presentation

b. Anesthesia consultation for pain management during labor

c. Leopold maneuvers for further characterization of fetal position

d. Preparation for cesarean delivery due to non-cephalic presentation in labor

The Term Breech Trial has heavily influenced mode of delivery since its publication. Which of the following is a criticism of the study?

a....

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