September 2010. Homer CSE, Catling-Paul C.
This Evidence Check review sought to identify the safest maximum time interval between the decision to undertake an emergency caesarean section and the time it is actually performed. Urgent caesarean sections should occur as soon as possible but there is insufficient evidence to support a definite time frame such as 30 minutes.
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