Volume 20, Issue 2 (May-Jun 2012)                   JSSU 2012, 20(2): 229-36 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghasemi F. Investigating the Abundance of Saesarean Section and its Reason in Yazd in 2009. JSSU. 2012; 20 (2) :229-36
URL: http://jssu.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1983-en.html
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IntroductionToday, c/s is performed as a usual surgery. Not only it involves a lot of facilities, hospital beds, and specialists, but also risk of death for mother and baby is more than natural childbirth. This study intends to investigate the prevalence and causes of cesarean section in Yazd Province as a first step to reduce caesarean section. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Yazd province during one year. Using regulatory forms, all the indications and deliveries for cesarean were reviewed. The Population was 24,407 people, according to which actuarial equivalent samples were studied in this study. Data were analyzed by spss software. Results: The results showed 44.5 /. of all deliveries were done with Cesarean section in which 74 / of them were non-emergency and 26.5 % were emergency cases. Moreover, the reasons of Caesarean section were investigated and results indicated that the most common reason in non-emergency cases were previous caesareans, whereas regarding emergency caesareans, it was fetal distress. Conclusion: The present study reveals high rates of caesarean section in comparison with global statistics. Therefore, it is necessary to provide the necessary trainings and increase awareness of the complications of cesarean delivery to decrease it.
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: General
Received: 2012/07/1 | Published: 2012/06/15

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