Patient choice cesarean--the Maine experience.

  title={Patient choice cesarean--the Maine experience.},
  author={Joseph R Wax and Angelina Cartin and Michael G. Pinette and Jacquelyn Blackstone},
  volume={32 3},
BACKGROUND Patient choice cesarean refers to elective primary cesarean in the absence of a medical or obstetrical indication. The purpose of this study was to determine obstetricians' attitudes and practices with respect to patient choice cesarean in Maine, United States. METHODS A questionnaire was sent to all Maine Fellows of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists actively practicing obstetrics, after receiving institutional review exemption. Data were analyzed using… CONTINUE READING