Choosing the best estimate of gestational age from routinely collected population-based perinatal data.

@article{Blair2004ChoosingTB,
  title={Choosing the best estimate of gestational age from routinely collected population-based perinatal data.},
  author={Eve M Blair and Yingxin C Liu and Peter Declan Cosgrove},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          270-6
        }
}
Obtaining gestational data of acceptable validity on whole populations is a considerable challenge, which must be met in order to further epidemiological investigation involving perinatal factors. As the means of estimating gestational duration multiply, routinely available population data pertaining to gestational duration may be conflicting. This exacerbates its reputation for unreliability, which is due primarily to the generally occult nature of conception and secondly to the propensity for… CONTINUE READING
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