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Caesarean Section

NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 13


London: RCOG Press; .
ISBN-10: 1-904752-02-0


Caesarean section (CS) is the end point of a number of care pathways hence it is not possible to cover all the clinical decisions and pathways which may lead to a CS in one guideline. This evidence based guideline has been developed to help ensure consistency of quality of care experienced by women having CS. It provides evidence based information for health care professionals and women about: the risks and benefits of CS; certain specific indications for CS; effective management strategies which avoid CS; anaesthetic and surgical aspects of care; interventions to reduce morbidity from CS; and aspects of organisation and environment which affect CS rates.


Commissioned by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

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Bookshelf ID: NBK45651PMID: 21089237


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