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Author Morris, Theresa, 1956-

Title Cut it out : the C-section epidemic in America / Theresa Morris.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    618.86 MOR    Available
Description x, 245 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Examines the exponential increase in the United States of the most technological form of birth that exists -- the cesarean section -- and challenges most existing explanations of this unprecedented rise, arguing that there is a new culture within medicine that avoids risk or unpredictable outcomes and instead embraces planning and conservative choices, all in an effort to have perfect births.
Subject Cesarean section.
Cesarean section -- Prevention.
Surgical indications.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
ISBN 9780814764114 cloth alkaline paper
0814764118 cloth alkaline paper

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