Friday, May 6, 2011

Cutting Planned C-Sections Cuts Choices, not Costs

It's the same story on cesareans in Canada as we have here in the UK - full of misunderstanding about the very different risks of planned and emergency surgery, and a determination to reduce the numbers of the safest (and often WANTED) kind while doing little or nothing to address the riskiest (and naturally unwanted) kind.

On top of which, these experts think they're going to save money like this - of course they completely ignore costs like litigation and birth injuries in their calculations...

Read more at the Vancouver Sun article - Cutting C-sections cuts costs, medical risks: article (Kim Covert, May 6, 2011)

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