How to use Forceps in a sentence
In at least one genus the unjointed pincers of the forceps are preceded, in the youngest instar by jointed cerci.
The other family is that of the Forficulidae or earwigs (q.v.), all of which have the cerci modified as a forceps, while wings of thecharacteristic form described above are present in many of the species.
The best way to remove a tick is by using special forceps.
While the coin is being moved the hanger D is held firmly by the forceps E to prevent the pan from being pushed sideways.
They agreed that there was strong evidence to show that " the contamination took place when the bottle was opened at Malkowal, owing to the abolition by the plague authorities of the technique prescribed by the Bombay laboratory, and to the consequent failure to sterilize the forceps which were used in opening the bottle, and which during the process were dropped on the ground "; and they complained of the inadequacy of the inquiries made by the Indian government, and called for Mr Haffkine's exoneration.Advertisement
Intubating stylet and Eschmann gum elastic bougie A pair of Magills forceps.
There is evidence that your chances of needing a forceps delivery are nearly the same as when you have not had a standard epidural.
To many women the prospect of a forceps or ventouse delivery, together with the often accompanying large episiotomy, is terrifying.
Control the bedding of each loop of the suture line with the dissecting forceps.
Female earwigs have forceps which meet with a straight edge.Advertisement
A hook in the back of the fish's throat can sometimes best be reached by carefully inserting the forceps via the gill cover.
In pregnancy and childbirth 72% - 80% of women needed forceps or cesarean section during childbirth.
D. Use the sterilized forceps to transfer, gently, one of each type of disk provided on to the agar surface.
He is a strong, healthy baby without any of the problems his brother suffered from being delivered by forceps.
With a bit of practice and patience, you can produce exceptionally fine forceps.Advertisement
With small forceps, take the fragment of epidermis (with hairs) and pull it smoothly perpendicular to the stem.
Females are choosy about which male to mate with and males with large forceps tend to be preferred.
An example of this 'no touch ' technique is the use of long forceps rather than hands to grip materials (Figure 16.5 ).
However, disposable biopsy forceps are difficult to use and are disliked by surgeons.
Under vision, the fascia is incised and the cut edges are grasped with tissue forceps.Advertisement
When you find anyone with home-made epilation forceps, their eyes are always quiet and corneas clear.
His head was very misshapen from the forceps delivery.
Forceful or incorrect use of forceps by the attending obstetrician can cause serious damage in these soft spots.
The surgical instruments we use include scalpels, knives, forceps and saws.
Food animals should be offered using long tongs or forceps to allow the keeper to stay out of the snake's striking range.Advertisement
I have one pair of Swiss watchmaker 's forceps which cost $ 27.50.
Prominent paired limbs are often borne on the tenth segment, the elongate tail-feelers (cerci) of bristle-tails and may-flies, or the forceps of earwigs, for example.
The quest of a solvent for calculus in the bladder and kidneys was pursued by him as by others at the period, and he devised a form of forceps which, on the testimony of John Ranby (1703-1773), sergeant-surgeon to George II., extracted stones with "great ease and readiness."
After about a second from the time of the final release of the beam, the forceps E again close and the hanger D is held firmly in its new position.
Have the suture held by the first assistant using vascular dissecting forceps.
Food animals should be offered using long tongs or forceps to allow the keeper to stay out of the snake 's striking range.
Keep in mind, however, that your baby's head could have a misshapen appearance simply because of her journey through the birth canal or because of the use of forceps to assist with the birth.
Although not used as much in the early 2000s as in earlier times, forceps can be used if the baby's head is very low in the birth canal.
Also, if there is some sudden change in the maternal-fetal status, the doctor may opt for a forceps delivery if it would be faster than a cesarean section.
Forceps are spoon-shaped devices that can be placed around the baby's head while the doctor gently pulls the baby out of the vagina.
Before placing the forceps around the baby's head, pain medication or anesthesia may be given to the mother.
Often an episiotomy is done before a forceps birth, although tears can still occur.
Half of the forceps are slid into the vagina and around the side of the baby's head to gently grasp the head.
When both forceps are in place, the doctor pulls on them to help the baby through the birth canal during a uterine contraction.
The frequency of forceps delivery varies from one hospital to the next, depending on the experience of staff and the types of anesthesia offered at the hospital.
Some obstetricians accept the need for a forceps delivery as a way to avoid cesarean birth while other obstetrical services do not use forceps at all.
Complications from forceps deliveries can occur, such as nerve damage or temporary bruises to the baby's face.
When used by an experienced physician, forceps can save the life of a baby in distress.
This method of delivering a baby was developed as a gentler alternative to forceps.
Similar to forceps deliveries, vacuum-assisted births can only be used with a fully dilated cervix and a well-descended head.
The vacuum extractor is less likely to injure the mother than forceps, and it allows more space for the baby to pass through the pelvis.
There can be problems in maintaining the suction during the vacuum-assisted birth, however, so forceps might be a better choice if the delivery needs to be expedited.
Use of forceps or a vacuum device to deliver a baby increases risk.
Some providers may use forceps or a vacuum extraction device to help a breech baby out of the birth canal, a procedure known as assisted breech birth.
Support for this theory comes from the observation that children with congenital torticollis are often breech or difficult forceps deliveries.
It is often given if the baby is being delivered by forceps or a vacuum.
Stories about a mom whose nurse tries to seduce her husband or a mother-in-law who attempts to steal the forceps from the doctor make this book a poor choice for overly anxious women!
The doctor typically uses clamps or forceps to grasp the device for removal.
The problem may simply require adjusting the forceps.
The surgeon makes two incisions, one beneath the belly button for the viewing instrument and one in the pubic area for the forceps.
Once the areas are marked, the piercer will clamp the marked area with a forceps, and then insert the needle.
Once the marking is straight, a freshly autoclaved or single use forceps is used to clamp the skin.
Once the piercing is marked correctly, the forceps will be clamped over the marks to create a straight path for the needle.
After verifying the correct placement, round forceps are placed over the mark and the needle is inserted through the end of the forceps.
Cerci always present; usually modified into unjointed forceps.
I placed the three crystals individually and was finally able to shake them free of the forceps.
The use of forceps can cause vaginal lacerations in the mother.
If an inadequate supply of oxygen from the placenta is detected during labor, the infant is at high risk for asphyxia, and an emergency delivery may be attempted either using forceps or by cesarean section.
For example, The American Pregnancy Association states that an epidural may make pushing more difficult, which may result in the need for interventions like pitocin, forceps, or vacuum extraction.
The cerci in Japyx are not, as usual, jointed feelers, but strong, curved appendages forming a forceps as in earwigs.