What Do You Know About Caesarean Delivery?

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What Do You Know About Caesarean Delivery?

Caesarean section, also know as C-section, is the use of surgery to deliver one or more babies. The World Health Organization recommends that they should be done based on medical need and in many cases they are lifesaving for the mother and baby.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year was the first successful Caesarean section in America performed?
    • A. 

      1795

    • B. 

      1796

    • C. 

      1797

    • D. 

      1794

  • 2. 
    In which year was the Pfannenstiel incision introduced?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1901

    • C. 

      1899

    • D. 

      1902

  • 3. 
    When is a caesarean section performed?
    • A. 

      Vaginal delivery would put baby or mother at risk

    • B. 

      When the mother fears natural delivery

    • C. 

      When the woman is having twins

    • D. 

      When the doctor is tired

  • 4. 
    Where in Africa was the first successful Caesarean performed?
    • A. 

      Lagos

    • B. 

      Accra

    • C. 

      Cape Town

    • D. 

      Johannesburg

  • 5. 
    Which doctor performed the first successful Caesarean section in America?
    • A. 

      Dr. Jesse Bennett

    • B. 

      Dr. Andreas Vesalius

    • C. 

      Dr. Benjamin Rush

    • D. 

      Dr. William Osler

  • 6. 
    Who carried out the first successful Caesarean by an European doctor in Africa?
    • A. 

      Deepak Chopra

    • B. 

      Dr. James Barry

    • C. 

      Jonas Salk

    • D. 

      Anton Chekhov

  • 7. 
    Who introduced the traverse incision technique in C-section?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Blackwell

    • B. 

      Charles Drew

    • C. 

      Ferdinand Adolf Kehrer

    • D. 

      James Parkinson

  • 8. 
    Who introduced the uterine suturing in 1882?
    • A. 

      Edward Jenner

    • B. 

      Benjamin Spock

    • C. 

      Carl Jung

    • D. 

      Max Sanger

  • 9. 
    Who is possibly the first woman to have survived the procedure?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth of Bohemia

    • B. 

      Beatrice of Bourbon

    • C. 

      Margaret of Bourbon

    • D. 

      Mary of Avesnes

  • 10. 
    Who performed a successful Caesarean section on herself in 2000?
    • A. 

      Michelle Bachelet

    • B. 

      Virginia Apgar

    • C. 

      Ines Ramirez

    • D. 

      Tess Gerritsen

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