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The business of birth : malpractice and maternity care in the United States

Author: Louise Marie Roth
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""The Business of Birth" explores malpractice and maternity care in the United States"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roth, Louise Marie, 1970-
Business of birth.
New York : New York University Press, [2021]
(DLC) 2020015024
(OCoLC)1153070648
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Marie Roth
ISBN: 9781479809097 1479826111 9781479826117 1479809098
OCLC Number: 1154094745
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, color maps
Contents: Birth Matters: The Importance of Birth and the Logic of American Maternity Care --
Law Matters: Tort Regimes and Reproductive Rights Regimes --
Myths of Malpractice: Liability Risk in American Maternity Care --
What's the Rush? Tort Laws and Elective Early-Term Births --
The Machine that Goes Ping! Technology Fetishism and the Electronic Fetal Monitor --
If in Doubt, Cut it Out: Malpractice and Cesareans --
Choice Matters: Reproductive Rights Regimes and VBAC --
Reproductive Regimes: The Legal Environment and Maternity Care in the United States.
Responsibility: Louise Marie Roth.

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""The Business of Birth" explores malpractice and maternity care in the United States"--

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If you want to understand the seemingly incomprehensible mess that is American maternity care -among the most expensive and least safe in the world - read this book. Louise Roth unpacks the legal, Read more...

 
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