Evidence-Based Childbirth Only For Breech Babies?


  • Marc J.N.C. Keirse MD, Dphil, DPH, FRCOG, FRANZCOG

    1. Marc Keirse is a Professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
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  • Commentary on: Hannah ME, Hannah WJ, Hewson SA, Hodnett ED, Saigal S, Willan AR, for the Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group. Planned caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: A randomised multicentre trial. Lancet 2000;356:1375–1383.

  • Specific details of the calculations referred to in this commentary can be obtained from the author (email: marc.keirse@flinders. edu.au).

Address correspondence to: Marc J.N.C. Keirse MD, DPhil, DPH, FRCOG, FRANZCOG Professor and Head, Department Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, Flinders University, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park SA 5042, Australia.