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Economic aspects of caesarean section and alternative modes of delivery

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Increases in caesarean section rates worldwide have raised questions about the economic implications of caesarean section and alternative modes of delivery. In this chapter, economic aspects of caesarean section and alternative modes of delivery are reviewed and areas where further research is required are identified. The chapter presents the results of a systematic review of the literature and analyses of three large observational data sets. It provides evidence for the cost of labour and de...

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10.1053/beog.2000.0154

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Journal:
Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2001-01-01
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uuid:f6335a04-b2c5-4694-817d-35bf44a42379
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13146
Language:
English

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