What Are Forceps? - Definition & Types


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What procedures are forceps NOT used for?

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1. The two basic types of forceps are which of the following?

2. Which of the following include some of the uses for forceps?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the different types of forceps and what they are used to do. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the use of forceps in birth and other names for forceps.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of forceps, including:

  • Whether or not forceps are only used in medical procedures
  • Two basic types of forceps
  • Uses of forceps
  • Different names forceps are known by
  • Forceps and the birth process

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related forceps lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of forceps that are used
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different names that forceps can go by

Additional Learning

To learn more about forceps, review the corresponding lesson called What Are Forceps? - Definition & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what forceps are and the different ways this tool is used
  • Recall the two basic types of forceps
  • Review the various types of forceps that are used for different procedures
  • Learn about the history of forceps and how they were used in birth