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Characteristics of successful claims for payment by the Florida Neurologic Injury Compensation Association Fund. AJOG, 177, p.268 - 71

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The Florida Birth related Neurological Injury Compensation is a no-fault alternative to litigation for catastrophic neuro. birth injury. 64 cases reported on. 45 were delivered by CS and 15 of the 19 vaginal deliveries were operative. A persistent nonreassuring fetal heart rate tracing was seen in all. The 5 minute Apgar score was < = 6 in 91% and the 10 minute was <= 6 in 86%. 17 women presented to L+D with a nonreassuring pattern. <B>Nine attempts at VBAC led to a uterine rupture, 7 of which were either inductions or augmentations against an unfavorable cervix</B>. 45% of deliveries were associated with MSAF. there were 3 shoulder dystocias and 4 infants with group B strep. In 8 cases (12.5%) there appeared to be a breach of published standard of care.

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➡ vaginal birth after caesarean ; law ; risk of litigation ; c-section/caesarean

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Ken Turkowski — 01 Feb 2006

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