NYTimes: Limiting c-sections on Staten Island

April 20, 2010. Posted in: Blog Posts

C-Section

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In Effort to Limit C-Sections, Two Methods Yield Different Results on Staten Island
nytimes.com

One has the highest rate of Caesarean sections in the city, the other the fourth lowest. They represent some of the city’s obstetric extremes, yet they sit just five miles apart on Staten Island, serving similar populations.

So what accounts for the difference?

Way to go, Staten Island University Hospital!

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