Credé's method

noun Cre·dé's method \krəˈdāz-\

Definition of Credé's method

  1. 1 :  the dropping of silver nitrate solution into the eyes of newborn infants to prevent the development of gonorrheal ophthalmia

  2. 2 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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