Family practice obstetric ultrasound in an urban community health center. Birth outcomes and examination accuracy of the initial 227 cases.

@article{Rodney1990FamilyPO,
  title={Family practice obstetric ultrasound in an urban community health center. Birth outcomes and examination accuracy of the initial 227 cases.},
  author={Wm Macmillan Rodney and Michael D Prislin and Eugene Orientale and Michael F McConnell and Ricardo G Hahn},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={1990},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={163-8}
}
The initial 227 consecutive prenatal ultrasound examinations by two family physicians in an urban community health center were compared with actual birth outcomes. Of 186 examinations for which follow-up information was available, 162 infants were represented. The sampling rate was 81%. No serious anomalies were noted by ultrasound. One placenta previa, one fetal death, and two unsuspected cases of twins were detected by ultrasound. These data represent one of the first detailed reports of… CONTINUE READING

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