Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients' own obstetricians
- commentary. Lyerly, Anne Drapkin // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p14
Comments on the issue of elective cesarean section. Benefits and risks of cesarean operation; Justification.
- commentary. Schwartz, Peter // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p14
Elaborates the moral implications of elective cesarean operation. Differences between vaginal birth and cesarean operation; Considerations that physicians need to address.
- Is the Patient Always Right? // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p13
Presents the case of a pregnant woman who preferred cesarean section over vaginal birth delivery.
- New ideas cut Caesarean rates. // Nursing Standard;5/18/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 36, p11
Reports on the measures implemented at King's College Hospital in London, England, to reduce its cesarean rate. Results of regular multidisciplinary meetings between nurses, doctors and other staff to discuss its cesarean rate; Campaign to normal birth practice in the hospital.
- Cesarean Section Delivery Rates: United States, 1981. Placek, Paul J.; Taffel, Selma; Moien, Mary // American Journal of Public Health;Aug1983, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p861
The rate of cesarean section delivery in the limited States has risen from 4.5 per 100 deliveries in 1965 to 17.9 in 1981. The rate is highest in the Northeast, in hospitals of 500 beds or more. in proprietary hospitals, for Blue Cross as a source of payment, and for mothers aged 35 years and...
- Too Much of a Good Thing. Klitsch, Michael // Family Planning Perspectives;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p2
The article presents information on how the weight gained during pregnancy affects labor. Women who gain a great deal of weight during pregnancy increase their risk of a difficult labor and emergency cesarean delivery. A longitudinal retrospective analysis of almost 3,200 term births in Florida...
- The Right to Choose. Springen, Karen // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);12/11/2000 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 136 Issue 24, p81
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.
- operation baby. Acosta, Kim // Fit Pregnancy;Aug/Sep2005, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p50
Presents information on Cesarean section (C-section). Increase in the rate of C-section in the U.S. in 2003; Advantage and disadvantage of C-section; Situations that guarantee a C-section.
- 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...