TITLE

Elective repeat cesarean sections: how many could be vaginal births?

AUTHOR(S)
Norman, Paula; Kostovcik, Susan; Lanning, Anita
PUB. DATE
August 1993
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/15/1993, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p431
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35470989

 

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