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An overview of the health economic implications of elective caesarean section

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The caesarean section rate has continued to increase in most industrialised countries, which raises a number of economic concerns. This review provides an overview of the health economic implications of elective caesarean section. It provides a succinct summary of the health consequences associated with elective caesarean section for both the infant and the mother over the perinatal period and beyond. It highlights factors that complicate our understanding of the health consequences of electi...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s40258-013-0063-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag
Journal:
Applied Health Economics and Health Policy More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
6
Pages:
561-576
Publication date:
2013-10-24
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EISSN:
1179-1896
ISSN:
1175-5652
Language:
English
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pubs:1042618
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uuid:f69f8be0-f257-4bc9-ac55-6cf55d20a578
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pubs:1042618
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1042618
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2019-08-12

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