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Routine use of ergometrine in the third stage of labour.

Nixon, William C. W. 1903-1966.
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1958

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Description

Demonstrates the use of intramuscular injections of ergometrine to expedite delivery once the head of the child has appeared, as advocated by Professor Nixon. Following the injection, contraction of the uterus begins, the placenta is expelled and the third stage of labour is completed with minimal delay and blood loss.

Publication/Creation

London : Wellcome Foundation Film Unit, 1958.

Physical description

1 videocassette (VHS) (7 min.) : 2 DVDs (7 min. each) : 1 videocassette (HD CAM) (7 min.) : 1 videocassette (DIGI BETA) (7 min.) : sound, color PAL. sound, color sound, color PAL. sound, color PAL.

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Wellcome Trust.

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Supporting paperwork available in the department.

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Wellcome Foundation Film Unit with Professor W.C. Nixon (Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of London).

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