August 21st, 2009

Podcast 54: A conversation with Aaron Caughey, whose analysis of the literature shows that elective induction of labor does not, contrary to dogma, increase the risk of cesarean delivery.

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Well, the headline says it all. UCSF’s Aaron Caughey has just published a meta-analysis in Annals of Internal Medicine that shatters the dogma of elective induction’s being associated with cesarean delivery. I hope you’ll enjoy the conversation.

There won’t be a Clinical Conversation next week — I’m taking a week off — but the chit-chat returns in two weeks.

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