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Estimation of gestational age from fundal height: a solution for resource-poor settings.

Abstract:

Many women in resource-poor settings lack access to reliable gestational age assessment because they do not know their last menstrual period; there is no ultrasound (US) and methods of newborn gestational age dating are not practised by birth attendants. A bespoke multiple-measures model was developed to predict the expected date of delivery determined by US. The results are compared with both a linear and a nonlinear model. Prospectively collected early US and serial symphysis-pubis fundal h...

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10.1098/rsif.2011.0376

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society
Volume:
9
Issue:
68
Pages:
503-510
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1742-5662
ISSN:
1742-5689
URN:
uuid:d65bac3e-2d04-45fe-96ae-99cb354e3d99
Source identifiers:
170136
Local pid:
pubs:170136

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