Why C-Section Procedures Need to Change This paper will examine the perioperative procedures regarding C-sections and will analyze why this procedure needs to change. The paper will also analyze the basis for the practice, the rationale for the procedure, and will explain why the practice is performed. This will be done through (i) a review of the literature and an examination of the social, medical and economic effects of this practice; (ii) an analysis of barriers to change the process; and (iii) suggested strategies for implementing improvements. A C-section, also known as a cesarean section or cesarean birth, is “the delivery of a baby through surgical incisions in the abdomen and uterus” (Berghella, 2011). Within North America, the...The end:
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