Definition of Cesarean delivery
1. Noun. The delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way).
Generic synonyms: Delivery, Obstetrical Delivery
Terms within: Hysterotomy
Derivative terms: Caesarean, Cesarean, Cesarian
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Literary usage of Cesarean delivery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"(Baseline: 24.4 per 100 deliveries in 1987) 14.8a 14.8b Type-Specific Targets cesarean delivery (per 100 deliveries) 1987 Baseline 2000 Target Primary ..."
2. Identifying Health Technologies That Work: Searching For Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"In Canada, Lomas and colleagues carried out a randomized controlled trial comparing the impact of different strategies to reduce rates of cesarean delivery ..."
3. Healthy People 2000 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"14.8 Reduce the cesarean delivery rate to no more than IS per 100 deliveries. ... Target 14.8a Primary (first time) cesarean delivery 17.4 12 14.8b Repeat ..."
4. Influence of Pregnancy Weight on Maternal and Child Health: Workshop Report by Food and Nutrition Board, National Research Council (U.S.), Institute of Medicine (U.S.), Youth Board on Children, and Families (2007)
"Statistically, women who were obese or severely obese (BMI >) before pregnancy had an increased risk of cesarean delivery. In addition, women in the very ..."
5. Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997: The National Data Book by United States Department Of Commerce, United States Government Printing Office (1879)
"1990 excludes data lor Oklahoma, which did not report method of delivery on the birth certificate] 1 Percent of all live births by cesarean delivery. ..."
6. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Thus, the benefit of cesarean delivery in either symptomatic or asymptomatic ... Even if cesarean delivery does offer some benefit in preventing the ..."
7. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"PRETERM AND cesarean delivery The prevalence of cesarean deliveries has ... Reasons for cesarean delivery are seldom specified in published reports, ..."