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AHRQ Radio Podcast - Lead Story: Cesarean Section
AUDIO PODCAST: Newscast
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 12:00 PM
Lead Story: Cesarean Section

Another evidence review looked at delivering babies by cesarean section at the mother’s request.

Podcast Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

  • This week’s News and Numbers states that fewer than half of U.S. children age 2 to 17 usually have a dental checkup at least once a year.
  • AHRQ is co-funding a pilot project to combine public and private information to measure physician quality.
  • An evidence report found that routine pelvic examinations conducted in a clinician’s office often are not effective in detecting abnormal masses.
  • And another evidence review looked at delivering babies by cesarean section at the mother's request.

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Duration: 07:32 (MM:SS)  File Size: 7 MB
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