Shoemaker, E. S., Bourgeault, I. L., Cameron, C., Graham, I. D., & Hutton, E. K. (2017). Results of implementation of a hospital‐based strategy to reduce cesarean delivery among low‐risk women in Canada. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 139(2), 239-244.
NPM: 2: Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): HOSPITAL, Elective Induction Policy, Guideline Change and Implementation, Policy/Guideline (Hospital)
Intervention Results:At the intervention hospital, 30.3% (964/3181) of women underwent CD in 2009–2010, compared with 26.4% (803/3045) in 2012–2013 (difference −3.9%, P<0.001). By contrast, no significant difference was recorded in control hospitals (28.1% [23 694/84 361] vs 28.2% [23 683/83 895]; difference 0.1%, P=0.5157).