Thank you for participating in this survey, "Use of TOLAC Prediction Calculators Among Midwives and Collaborators."
Calculators predicting trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) success have become widely used as a counseling aid for women with a history of cesarean. Anecdotally, some providers feel that TOLAC should be limited to women with "good" chances of success. However, there is little documentation in the literature of how calculators are ACTUALLY USED BY PROVIDERS in counseling women.
This survey is intended to document how TOLAC calculators are used to counsel women, and to encourage or restrict options for women with a history of cesarean.
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Patrick D. Thornton, CNM, PhD Department of Women Children and Family Health Science College of Nursing University of Illinois, Chicago Pthorn3@uic.edu 312 996 1731