Cesarean section: The House of Horne revisited

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Abstract

In 1983, obstetricians from Dublin, Ireland, alleged that the perinatal mortality rate in the United States could be achieved with a cesarean section rate of approximately 5%. We responded in 1985 that population and infant outcome differences precluded such a low rate of cesarean sections at Parkland Memorial Hospital. The Dublin obstetriclans responded 3 years later that it was unfair to compare obstetric services for only 1 year (1983). We respond again.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-79
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume160
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

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Keywords

  • Cesarean section comparison

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  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Cesarean section : The House of Horne revisited. / Leveno, Kenneth J.; Cunningham, F. Gary; Pritchard, Jack A.

In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 160, No. 1, 1989, p. 78-79.

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