A descriptive analysis of the indications for caesarean section in mainland China

@inproceedings{Liu2014ADA,
  title={A descriptive analysis of the indications for caesarean section in mainland China},
  author={Yajun Liu and Guoxin Li and Yi Chen and Xin Wang and Yan Ruan and Liying Zou and Weiyuan Zhang},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND In recent decades we have observed a remarkable increase in the rate of caesarean section (CS) in both developed and developing countries, especially in China. However, the real reasons for this phenomenon are uncertain. Notably, the number of women requesting elective CS without accepted valid medical indication has also increased, generating a nationwide debate because several studies have shown that this may be the underlying cause of the increase in CS rates observed recently… CONTINUE READING
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