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Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request (Day 1)

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Air date: Monday, March 27, 2006, 8:30:00 AM
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Views: Total views: 39 * This only includes stats from October 2011 and forward.
Category: Conferences
Runtime: 08:01:51
Description: Despite the national goal of reducing rates of cesarean delivery to 15% of births established as part of Healthy People 2010, cesarean delivery rates have continued to increase.In 2003, 1.1 million or 27.5% of births in the U.S. were by cesarean delivery. An estimated 2.5% of births that year were cesarean deliveries performed on request, in the absence of medical necessity, and the rate of cesareans on request appears to be growing rapidly over time.

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http://consensus.nih.gov/2006/2006CSectionSOS027html.htm
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NLM Title: Cesarean delivery on maternal request [electronic resource] / NIH Consensus Program.
Author: NIH Consensus Development Program.
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Subjects: Cesarean Section
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Publication Types: Congresses
Consensus Development Conference, NIH
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NLM Classification: WQ 430
NLM ID: 101289620
CIT Live ID: 4770
Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?13124