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Over a decade ago, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a report that found the annual cost of premature births in the United States exceeded $26 billion. The March of Dimes organization recently reported that preterm births...
Despite routine antibiotic prophylaxis with cephalosporin prior to incision, the risk of postpartum infection after cesarean delivery is 5 to 10 times greater than after vaginal delivery.
Each week we present you with the latest featured study from the research teams at JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Check out the video for intriguing updates in the fields of medicine and healthcare.