Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mode of Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery

@article{Butwick2016RacialAE,
  title={Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mode of Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery},
  author={Alexander J. Butwick and Yair J Blumenfeld and Kathleen F W Brookfield and Lorene M Nelson and Carolyn F Weiniger},
  journal={Anesthesia \& Analgesia},
  year={2016},
  volume={122},
  pages={472–479}
}
BACKGROUND:Racial and ethnic disparities have been identified in the provision of neuraxial labor analgesia. These disparities may exist in other key aspects of obstetric anesthesia care. We sought to determine whether racial/ethnic disparities exist in mode of anesthesia for cesarean delivery (CD). METHODS:Women who underwent CD between 1999 and 2002 at 19 different obstetric centers in the United States were identified from the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network Cesarean Registry. Race… Expand
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