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Obstetric ultrasound scanning by local health workers in a refugee camp on the Thai-Burmese border.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVES: Ultrasound examination of the fetus is a powerful tool for assessing gestational age and detecting obstetric problems but is rarely available in developing countries. The aim of this study was to assess the intraobserver and interobserver agreement of fetal biometry by locally trained health workers in a refugee camp on the Thai-Burmese border. METHODS: One expatriate doctor and four local health workers participated in the study, which included examinations performed on every fi...

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10.1002/uog.7350

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Rijken, MJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Papageorghiou, AT More by this author
Visser, GH More by this author
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Journal:
Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume:
34
Issue:
4
Pages:
395-403
Publication date:
2009-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-0705
ISSN:
0960-7692
URN:
uuid:64a55208-88cd-4270-9fa8-a45dcf3769dd
Source identifiers:
34908
Local pid:
pubs:34908

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