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Estimating gestational age in late presenters to antenatal care in a resource-limited setting on the Thai-Myanmar border

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Estimating gestational age in resource-limited settings is prone to considerable inaccuracy because crown-rump length measured by ultrasound before 14 weeks gestation, the recommended method for estimating gestational age, is often unavailable. Judgements regarding provision of appropriate obstetric and neonatal care are dependent on accurate estimation of gestational age. We determined the accuracy of the Dubowitz Gestational Age Assessment, a population-specific symphysis-fundal height form...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0131025

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Wadham College
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
6
Pages:
e0131025
Publication date:
2015-06-26
Acceptance date:
2015-05-26
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:528637
URN:
uri:87909a3b-a157-4f40-9d43-ba8e098aae39
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uuid:87909a3b-a157-4f40-9d43-ba8e098aae39
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pubs:528637
Paper number:
6

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