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How to prevent caesarean deliveries deserves more study

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7494.790-a (Published 31 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:790
  1. James M Nicholson (james.nicholson@uphs.upenn.edu), assistant professor,
  2. Lisa C Kellar, first year fellow,
  3. Peter F Cronholm, clinical instructor
  1. Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, 2 Gates, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
  2. Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, 2 Gates, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    EDITOR—Declercq et al bring to light “no indicated risk” as a new classification of caesarean delivery.1 Like other classes of caesarean delivery, annual rates of caesarean sections with no indicated risk have been increasing in the United States and around the world. In the context of these increases, we are …

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