Who should decide on caesarean sections?

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7451.1320-b (Published 27 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1320
  1. Udaya Shankar Mishra, Takemi fellow in international health research (umishra@hsph.harvard.edu)
  1. Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA

    EDITOR—Given the argument against medicalisation of natural processes such as birth and NICE's recent guidance on caesarean section on demand,1 the increasing rate of caesarean deliveries points at its justified use in the name …

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