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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Morris, Theresa, 1956-
Cut it out
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (x, 245 pages)|
|Contents:||The Root of the Problem. The liability threat in obstetrics. --
Control Systems Embedded in Hospitals. The tyranny of the rules ; Too much information: how technology raises the stakes. --
The Effects of Organizational Constraints. The big kahuna: repeat c-sections ; Women's lack of choice in labor and birth. --
A roadmap for change.
"Birth by Caesarean section is expensive and carries a higher risk of medical complications than vaginal birth. Yet in 2011, 33% of US births were by Caesarean. To investigate why, sociologist