Differences between obstetricians in caesarean section rates and the management of labour.


OBJECTIVE To determine if interobstetrician variation in caesarean section rates was associated with different approaches to the management of labour. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING A tertiary care teaching hospital in Quebec, Canada. SUBJECTS 546 nulliparae in spontaneous labour at term were grouped according to the rate of caesarean… (More)