Dashboard Overview Switch Indicator Appropriate Treatment Appropriate Treatment Indicators Low-risk cesarean section Recovery instructions given at discharge Diabetes treatment Readmissions Preventable hospital admissions Cardiovascular treatment Low-risk cesarean section A cesarean delivery is considered low-risk if a single infant is delivered head-first at full term to a mother who has not given birth before. Low-risk cesarean sections are considered inappropriate care. Share Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) By race/ethnicity: Also of Interest How has the quality of the US healthcare system changed over time? How do U.S. health care resources compare to other countries? How does the quality of the U.S. healthcare system compare to other countries?