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Standardisation and quality control of ultrasound measurements taken in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project

Abstract:

Meticulous standardisation and ongoing monitoring of adherence to measurement protocols during data collection are essential to ensure consistency and to minimise systematic error in multicentre studies. Strict ultrasound fetal biometric measurement protocols are used in the INTERGROWTH-21 st Project so that data of the highest quality from different centres can be compared and potentially pooled. A central Ultrasound Quality Unit (USQU) has been set up to oversee this process. After initial ...

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10.1111/1471-0528.12315

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Ioannou, C More by this author
Altman, DG More by this author
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Journal:
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume:
120
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
33-37
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
URN:
uuid:bf4ba2fb-d449-414b-9e65-f0f1b3fa1cc8
Source identifiers:
449950
Local pid:
pubs:449950

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