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The caesarean section rate is rising

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PC Gunasekera ,

UNFPA Country Technical Services Support Team, South and West Asia, Kathmandu, NP
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PS Wijesinghe,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, LK
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IMR Goonewardene

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, LK
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Abstract

Caesarean section has a case fatality rate 5 to 6 times that of vaginal delivery, in addition to significant long term consequences for the woman

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v46i4.6466

Ceylon Medical Journal 2001; 46(4): 147-150
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v46i4.6466
How to Cite: Gunasekera, P., Wijesinghe, P. and Goonewardene, I., 2014. The caesarean section rate is rising. Ceylon Medical Journal, 46(4), pp.147–150. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v46i4.6466
Published on 27 Jan 2014.
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