Why 'down under' is a cut above: a comparison of rates of and reasons for caesarean section in England and Australia

@inproceedings{Prosser2014WhyU,
  title={Why 'down under' is a cut above: a comparison of rates of and reasons for caesarean section in England and Australia},
  author={Samantha J Prosser and Yvette D Miller and Rachel Thompson and Maggie Redshaw},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Most studies examining determinants of rising rates of caesarean section have examined patterns in documented reasons for caesarean over time in a single location. Further insights could be gleaned from cross-cultural research that examines practice patterns in locations with disparate rates of caesarean section at a single time point. METHODS We compared both rates of and main reason for pre-labour and intrapartum caesarean between England and Queensland, Australia, using data… CONTINUE READING
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