January 2, 2024

Researchers at the UBC Faculty of Medicine have developed a computer model that accurately predicts a woman’s risk of caesarean birth when they are first admitted to hospital.

The model, created by Dr. Patricia Janssen and her team, analyzes patient information that nurses routinely gather at hospital admission, such as maternal age, gestational age, height, cervical dilation and the regularity of contractions.

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