UK approves informed C-sections on demand
- Cesarian delivery (Part 2): Managing the logjam. Lockwood, Charles J. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Nov2004, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p11
The article discusses the potential impact of the growing number of cesarean delivery (CD) on a typical obstetric service. The average length of stay for hospital deliveries in 1970 was 4.1 days compared with 2.6 days in 1992. The increases in CD rates have an effect on other surgical services...
- Developing criteria for Cesarean Section using the RAND appropriateness method. Ostovar, Rahim; Rashidian, Arash; Pourreza, Abolghasem; Rashidi, Batool Hossein; Hantooshzadeh, Sedigheh; Ardebili, Hassan Eftekhar; Mahmoudi, Mahmood // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2010, Vol. 10, p52
Background: Cesarean section rates are increasing worldwide, and a rapid increase has been observed in Iran. Disagreement exists between clinicians about when to use cesarean section. We aimed to identify the appropriateness criteria for the use of cesarean section in Iran. Method: A consensus...
- The Right to Choose. Springen, Karen // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/11/2000 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 136 Issue 24, p57
Examines the increase in Cesarean section deliveries as of fall 2000. Campaign against non-emergency Cesarean section births by public health officials; Dangers involved with the major abdominal surgery; Facts about vaginal delivery and vaginal delivery after Cesarean.
- CS. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p554
A definition of the medical acronym "CS," which refers to cesarean section, is presented.
- Cesarean Delivery Rate Hits All-time High. Armstrong, Carrie // American Family Physician;8/1/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p444
The article reports on the increase in number of cesarean delivery rates in the U.S. in 2005. One in three live births was made through a cesarean delivery. The total cesarean rate in the country since 1996 rose by 46%. Cesarean delivery rates were lower in Western mountain states and upper...
- Why the CD rate is on the rise (Part 1). Lockwood, Charles J. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Oct2004, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p8
Addresses the epidemiology of the increase in cesarean delivery (CD) in the U.S. Percentage increase in CD since the 1970s; Influence of vaginal birth after cesarean on the increase in CD; Factors that influence the increase in the primary CD rate;
- Maternal request for an elective caesarean section. Arthur, Dianne; Payne, Debbie // New Zealand College of Midwives Journal;Oct2005, Issue 33, p15
The article focuses on a study which examined the increasing number of mothers requesting for an elective caesarean section in New Zealand. A review of related literature is presented. A description of the research design and methods is presented. Findings of the study are discussed in detail....
- TOO POSH TO PUSH? Brink, Susan // U.S. News & World Report;8/5/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 5, p42
Focuses on the increase in the number of babies being delivered by cesarean section in the United States. Insight into whether this is due to their safety in comparison to vaginal deliveries or convenience; Statistics; Comparison of the risks associated with vaginal delivery with those of...
- C-section deliveries on rise. Wilson, Rocky // Journal of Business (10756124);9/28/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 20, pA17
The article reports on the increase in the percentage of women who deliver their babies surgically by Cesarean section. Hospitals in Spokane County, Washington disclosed that 33 percent of their births in 2006 have been by Cesarian section. Several developed countries, including the United...