Comparing Physician and Administrator Responses to Cesarean Section Guidelines and Actual Practice
Abstract:The authors describe a study in which they used telephone interviews with hospital administrators and mailed questionnaires to physicians to determine attitudes toward Cesarean section guidelines and actual practice in community hospitals in Michigan.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2000
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