No consensus seems to exist about when caesarean section is medically indicated

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7099.55 (Published 05 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:55
  1. Marion H Hall, Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecologya
  1. a University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB9 2ZD

    Editor—In his editorial on maternity services James Drife condones an increase in caesarean section rates on two grounds, which are unsound.1 Firstly, he argues that successful litigation for failure to do a caesarean section would cost more than …

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