Credé's method

noun Cre·dé's method \ krəˈdāz- \

Definition of Credé's method

1 :the dropping of silver nitrate solution into the eyes of newborn infants to prevent the development of gonorrheal ophthalmia
2 or less commonly credés maneuver :expression of the placenta after birth by manual compression of the uterus through the abdominal wall

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Origin and Etymology of credé's method

translation of German credésche methode, after Karl S.F. Credé †1892 German gynecologist


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