First-trimester pregnancy scanning as a screening tool for high-risk and abnormal pregnancies in a district general hospital setting.

@article{Drysdale2002FirsttrimesterPS,
  title={First-trimester pregnancy scanning as a screening tool for high-risk and abnormal pregnancies in a district general hospital setting.},
  author={Karen Drysdale and D B Ridley and Karry Walker and Bernie Higgins and Taraneh Dean},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={159-65}
}
This study set out to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of routine early ultrasound (12-14 weeks) within a district general hospital (DGH) for identifying high-risk and abnormal pregnancies. This was a pilot study for screening by ultrasound examination all women who presented to their community midwife before 12 weeks' gestation. The study… CONTINUE READING