Ideally, decisions about health-care should be based on the doctor's clinical judgment, patient preference, and scientific evidence. Patients should always be presented with options in their care. Elective cesarean section, however, is not used to treat a problem but to avoid a natural process. An elective surgery like this puts the patient at unnecessary risk, increases the risk for complications in future deliveries, and increases health-care costs.

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A Concise Intro To Logic

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Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781305147775
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A Concise Intro To Logic

12th Edition
Hurley
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781305147775

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Chapter 1.1, Problem II.8E
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Ideally, decisions about health-care should be based on the doctor's clinical judgment, patient preference, and scientific evidence. Patients should always be presented with options in their care. Elective cesarean section, however, is not used to treat a problem but to avoid a natural process. An elective surgery like this puts the patient at unnecessary risk, increases the risk for complications in future deliveries, and increases health-care costs.

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