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Analysis shows varying C-section rates across U.S. hospitals

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 28, 2014

Approximately 33% of births in more than 1,300 hospitals in 2011 were via cesarean section, according to an analysis published in the journal PLOS Medicine. C-section rates varied between hospitals, ranging between 19% and 48%. This variation was not triggered by differences in maternal diagnoses or pregnancy complexity, researchers said. HealthDay News (10/23)


Fla. tops list of 10 states with biggest nurse shortages

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 31, 2014

New video! How to quantify blood loss

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 28, 2014

Study: High survival rates for extremely preterm neonates with prolonged Premature Rupture of Membranes

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 28, 2014

Webinar on postpartum hemorrhage: Nov. 12 at noon Eastern Time

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 31, 2014

Slow feeding technique may reduce NEC, study says

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 28, 2014

Better osteoporosis screening methods are needed, study finds

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 28, 2014

Guidelines address diagnosis, management of bronchiolitis

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 28, 2014

Data: Nursing is third-most-popular college major

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 31, 2014

Osteoporosis drug tied to lower risk of bone metastases

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 28, 2014


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