Are rural general practitioner--obstetricians performing too many prenatal ultrasound examinations? Evidence from western Labrador.


OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of prenatal ultrasonography (PNU) in western Labrador in 1994, assess the appropriateness of the ultrasound examinations according to current guidelines and determine whether there was any relation between number of PNU examinations and patient management and obstetric outcomes. DESIGN Review of all obstetric charts… (More)