Beyond ‘Cesarean Overuse’ : Hospital-Based Audits of Obstetric Care and Maternal Near Miss in Tehran, Iran

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Mohammadi, Soheila; (2016)
  • Publisher: Uppsala
  • Subject: Caesarean section | maternal near miss | clinical audit | care quality | care experience | Afghan migrants | Iran | Health Care Service and Management, Health Policy and Services and Health Economy | Hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation, hälsopolitik och hälsoekonomi | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine | Reproduktionsmedicin och gynekologi | Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology | Folkhälsovetenskap, global hälsa, socialmedicin och epidemiologi

With one in two women delivering surgically, Iran has one of the highest rates of cesarean section (CS) worldwide. CS overuse in low-risk pregnancies potentially exposes women to Maternal Near-Miss (MNM) morbidity with minimal health benefits. This thesis studied obstet... View more
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