WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health in Latin America: classifying caesarean sections

BACKGROUND: Caesarean section rates continue to increase worldwide with uncertain medical consequences. Auditing and analysing caesarean section rates and other perinatal outcomes in a reliable and continuous manner is critical for understanding reasons caesarean section changes over time. METHODS:...

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Main Authors: Betrán, Ana P, Gulmezoglu, A Metin, Robson, Michael, Merialdi, Mario, Souza, João P, Wojdyla, Daniel, Widmer, Mariana, Carroli, Guillermo, Torloni, Maria R, Langer, Ana, Narváez, Alberto, Velasco, Alejandro, Faúndes, Anibal, Acosta, Arnaldo, Valladares, Eliette, Romero, Mariana, Zavaleta, Nelly, Reynoso, Sofia, Bataglia, Vicente
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Published: BioMed Central 2009
Online Access:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2779175/