HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Elective cesarean sections

Mary Hannah argues that a woman's request for elective cesarean section should be supported if she understands the potential risks and benefits.

This is a growing issue for physicians: an increasing number of women are requesting cesarean section delivery without having an accepted "medical indication." Hannah states this trend is due in part to the general perception that cesarean delivery is much safer now than in the past. Studies are currently underway to compare outcomes of vaginal birth and planned elective cesarean delivery.

Hannah argues that a simple comparison of these delivery methods is problematic, since most cesareans are carried out in emergencies or for high-risk pregnancies. Only a comparison of planned vaginal and planned cesarean births will determine which carries the greater risk to mother and baby.


'"/>

Contact: Dr. Mary Hannah
mary.hannah@sw.ca
Canadian Medical Association Journal
1-Mar-2004


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Medical Students Are Taking Risks With HIV During Elective Studies
2. Risks from labor after prior cesarean delivery low, study reports
3. News for moms-to-be with preeclampsia: Hospital choice helps avoid a cesarean delivery
4. Risk of uterine rupture during labor higher for women with a prior cesarean delivery
5. Post-cesarean delivery dilemma: to cesarean again, or not?
6. No increase in C-sections when epidural analgesia given early in labor
7. Sitting in nonsmoking sections a powerful tactic for preventing teen smoking

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... Want to get moving, break ... Alliance Research Foundation (CPARF) is thrilled to launch its fourth annual STEPtember campaign in ... virtual challenge, STEPtember meets everyone wherever they are at this moment — encouraging people ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... Smile Brands ... groups in the United States, today announced the grand opening of another affiliated ... , Patients will enjoy convenient hours, a comfortable office, and full-service care at ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... ... In an effort to give back to the community in which it serves, ... with a special new rate code to benefit children and families at Ronald ... will be applied to any room type, any time, now through the end of ...
(Date:8/29/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2020 , ... When professor ... perhaps with greater ease than most people would. Rather than become melancholic, however, he ... deep advice on achieving one’s dreams. Randy Pausch took a negative situation and turned ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2020 , ... ... cover a one-year subscription to a customized Lighthouse Health & Wellness mobile app ... support of this project. Motorola Solutions Foundation awards grants each year to organizations, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/26/2020)... ... August 26, 2020 , ... ... Helps Sports Injuries. The infographic breaks down ways that chiropractors can help heal ... , According to ScripHessco “Athletes have an unusual amount of pressure and stress ...
(Date:8/26/2020)... ... August 26, 2020 , ... ... Services, Laboratory Testing division, expands its technology footprint with the addition of ... platforms available. With industry-leading biomarker solutions, complemented with traditional ligand-binding assays and ...
(Date:8/26/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 26, ... ... Holdings company today announced that it has entered into definitive agreement to ... CME/CE, primarily focused on pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. , CEA represents ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: