TITLE

Planned elective cesarean section: A reasonable choice for some women?

AUTHOR(S)
Hannah, Mary E.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/2/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 5, p813
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the demand for planned elective cesarean section. Reason for the increase in the number of women who are requesting delivery by elective cesarean section; Risks of cesarean delivery; Benefits of cesarean delivery.
ACCESSION #
12304895

 

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