Addressing Underutilization of Consumer Health Information Resource Centers: A Formative Study * (Rmp) (Report)

Addressing Underutilization of Consumer Health Information Resource Centers: A Formative Study * (Rmp) (Report)

Problem: Four consumer health information centers in Richmond, Virginia, provide one-on-one assistance in accessing health information. Because they may not be fully utilized at present, an exploratory marketing study of factors affecting usage of the centers was conducted. Method: Observers counted center passers-by and tracked their paths. Also, brief intercept interviews were conducted with people […]

First Do No Harm: Addressing Respiratory Morbidity in the Newborn and Child Following Elective Caesarean Section Before 39 Weeks' Gestation (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

First Do No Harm: Addressing Respiratory Morbidity in the Newborn and Child Following Elective Caesarean Section Before 39 Weeks’ Gestation (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

To the Editor: Globally, caesarean section (CS) rates are increasing and vary between 18% and 31%, (1,2) but between 65% and 82% in some countries with private health care. (3,4) A CS performed for the right indication is in the best interest of the mother and/or baby. However, the indications for an elective CS at […]