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Too Posh To Push? Comparative perspectives on maternal request caesarean sections in Canada, the US, the UK and Finland

Patients, Consumers and Civil Society

ISBN: 978-1-84855-214-2, eISBN: 978-1-84855-215-9

ISSN: 1057-6290

Publication date: 1 January 2008

Abstract

Practical implications – Our argument also calls into question how successful efforts to address MRCS will be in reducing CS rates given its relatively minor influence.

Citation

Lynn Bourgeault, I., Declercq, E., Sandall, J., Wrede, S., Vanstone, M., van Teijlingen, E., DeVries, R. and Benoit, C. (2008), "Too Posh To Push? Comparative perspectives on maternal request caesarean sections in Canada, the US, the UK and Finland", Chambré, S.M. and Goldner, M. (Ed.) Patients, Consumers and Civil Society (Advances in Medical Sociology, Vol. 10), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 99-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1057-6290(08)10006-7

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