‘Quality and Safety in Medicine’ Series: Faulty fetal packing

Here the authors report the birth of a baby delivered by emergency caesarian section after preterm prolonged rupture of membranes. The situation must have been tense; and, there is considerable blood loss at surgery. The baby requires extensive resuscitation and transfusion. A depression is then noted in the baby’s skull. What now?

Seema Biswas

Faulty fetal packing