Bibliographic details

Culligan P J, Myers J A, Goldberg R P, Blackwell L, Gohmann S F, Abell T D.  Elective Cesarean section to prevent anal incontinence and brachial plexus injuries associated with macrosomia: a decision analysis. International Urogynecology Journal 2005; 16(1): 19-28


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Index terms

Adult; Birth Weight; Brachial Plexus Neuropathies /etiology /prevention & control; Cesarean Section /economics /utilization; control; Cost Savings; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Decision Trees; Fecal Incontinence /economics /etiology /prevention & control; Female; Fetal Macrosomia; Health Policy; Humans; Pregnancy; Quality of Life; Surgical Procedures, Elective; Treatment Outcome