The Resource Born in the USA : how a broken maternity system must be fixed to put mothers and infants first, Marsden Wagner, (electronic resource)

Born in the USA : how a broken maternity system must be fixed to put mothers and infants first, Marsden Wagner, (electronic resource)

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Born in the USA : how a broken maternity system must be fixed to put mothers and infants first
Title
Born in the USA
Title remainder
how a broken maternity system must be fixed to put mothers and infants first
Statement of responsibility
Marsden Wagner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this rare, behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in hospitals across the country, a longtime medical insider and international authority on childbirth assesses the flawed American maternity care system, powerfully demonstrating how it fails to deliver safe, effective care for both mothers and babies. Written for mothers and fathers, obstetricians, nurses, midwives, scientists, insurance professionals, and anyone contemplating having a child, this passionate exposé documents how, in the most expensive maternity care system in the world, women have lost control over childbirth and what the d
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wagner, Marsden
Dewey number
362.198200973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RG518.U5
LC item number
W34 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obstetrics
  • Childbirth
  • Maternal health services
  • Midwifery
Label
Born in the USA : how a broken maternity system must be fixed to put mothers and infants first, Marsden Wagner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-282) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; 1. Maternity Care in Crisis: Where Are the Doctors?; 2. Tribal Obstetrics; 3. Choose and Lose: Promoting Cesarean Section and Other Invasive Interventions; 4. Forced Labor: Induction or Seduction; 5. Hunting Witches: Midwifery in America; 6. Where to Be Born: Here Come the Obstetric Police; 7. Rights and Wrongs: The "Malpractice Crisis," Legal Protections for Pregnant Women, and Regulation by Litigation; 8. Vision of a Better Way to Be Born; 9. How to Get Where We Need to Be; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (307 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941748
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000800072
  • (EBL)470994
  • (OCoLC)609850142
  • (SSID)ssj0000290277
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11215327
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000290277
  • (PQKBWorkID)10409848
  • (PQKB)11226422
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC470994
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000800072
Label
Born in the USA : how a broken maternity system must be fixed to put mothers and infants first, Marsden Wagner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-282) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; 1. Maternity Care in Crisis: Where Are the Doctors?; 2. Tribal Obstetrics; 3. Choose and Lose: Promoting Cesarean Section and Other Invasive Interventions; 4. Forced Labor: Induction or Seduction; 5. Hunting Witches: Midwifery in America; 6. Where to Be Born: Here Come the Obstetric Police; 7. Rights and Wrongs: The "Malpractice Crisis," Legal Protections for Pregnant Women, and Regulation by Litigation; 8. Vision of a Better Way to Be Born; 9. How to Get Where We Need to Be; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (307 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941748
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000800072
  • (EBL)470994
  • (OCoLC)609850142
  • (SSID)ssj0000290277
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11215327
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000290277
  • (PQKBWorkID)10409848
  • (PQKB)11226422
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC470994
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000800072

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