- Regional variation in caesarean deliveries in Germany and its causes. Mikolajczyk, Rafael T.; Schmedt, Niklas; Jun Zhang; Lindemann, Christina; Langner, Ingo; Garbe, Edeltraut // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Determinants of regional variation in caesarean sections can contribute explanations for the observed overall increasing trend of caesarean sections. We assessed which mechanism explains the higher rate of caesarean sections in the former West than East Germany: a more liberal use of...
- Changing trends in Cesarean delivery. Subhashini, R.; Uma, N. // International Archives of Integrated Medicine;Mar2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p96
The study conducted in retrospective manner in 150 bedded Government Victoria Hospital; a Maternity Hospital affiliated to Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The rates and indications of primary and repeat Cesarean sections (CS) were analyzed among 8121 live births during the...
- 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.
- 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.
- A Case of Acute Lung Injury after Transfusion during Cesarean Section. Hee Jung Lee; Mi Ae Jeong; Ji Seon Jeong; Min Kyu Han; Jong Hun Jun // Korean Journal of Critical Care Medicine;2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p184
Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) is a serious complication following the transfusion of blood products. TRALI is under-diagnosed and under-reported because of a lack of awareness. TRALI occurs within 6 hours of transfusion in the majority of cases and its presentation is similar to...
- owning your c-section. Connolly, Maureen // Baby Talk;Jun/Jul2007, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p54
The article offers suggestions for pregnant women on how to prepare for a cesarean section delivery. It states that a pregnant woman should dismiss the notion of an ideal birth experience. She should also discuss her fears with her doctor, doula or midwife. Regardless of how a woman delivers,...
- 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.
- C-SECTION BY CHOICE. // Baby Talk;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p23
Discusses elective caesarean section (c-section) delivery. Pros and cons of c-section for mothers and infants; Implications of some women's desire to have a c-section; Cost of c-sections.
- The Obstetric Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Berg, Rigmor C.; Underland, Vigdis // Obstetrics & Gynecology International;2013, p1
Various forms of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) have been performed for millennia and continue to be prevalent in parts of Africa. Although the health consequences following FGM/C have been broadly investigated, divergent study results have called into question whether FGM/C is...