The prophylactic use of tranexamic acid (TXA) may prevent hemorrhage following cesarean delivery, a recent study suggests. In this article, maternal-fetal medicine specialist Justin Lappen, MD, explains why more studies are needed.
Poorly controlled postoperative pain following cesarean delivery reduces likelihood of successful in-hospital breastfeeding, according to a recent study. In this article, anesthesiologist Alparslan Turan, MD, discusses his research and Ob/Gyn Jennifer Eaton, DO, discusses efforts to manage pain while reducing opioid use.
Inducing labor at 39 weeks reduced c-sections in an NIH study. Could it help you spend less time worrying and more time helping your patients make informed decisions about their care?
Education and team huddles have helped a Cleveland Clinic regional hospital reduce primary cesarean deliveries among low-risk women.