The HELPERR mnemonic is an established protocol for shoulder dystocia prevention. This involves seven steps that can be taken to reduce risk of injury during shoulder dystocia complications.
H - Call for help
E - Evaluate for episiotomy
L - Legs (the McRoberts maneuver)
P - Suprapubic pressure
E - Enter maneuvers (internal rotation)
R - Remove the posterior arm
R - Roll the patient
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