Challenges affecting access to cesarean delivery and strategies to overcome them in low-income countries.

@article{Irani2015ChallengesAA,
  title={Challenges affecting access to cesarean delivery and strategies to overcome them in low-income countries.},
  author={Mohamad Irani and Shad H Deering},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={131 1},
  pages={30-4}
}
BACKGROUND Most maternal deaths occur in low-income countries where access to appropriate medical care is restricted. OBJECTIVES To evaluate rates of cesarean deliveries and identify barriers to this mode of delivery in low-income countries. SEARCH STRATEGY A review of Medline and PubMed was performed to identify reports published in English or French using the keywords "cesarean section," "maternal mortality," and "developing countries." SELECTION CRITERIA Studies investigating the… CONTINUE READING

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