The midwife's assistant: designing integrated learning tools to scaffold ultrasound practice

@inproceedings{Anderson2012TheMA,
  title={The midwife's assistant: designing integrated learning tools to scaffold ultrasound practice},
  author={Ruth E. Anderson and Beth E. Kolko and Laura Schlenke and Waylon Brunette and Alexis Hope and Robert Nathan and Wayne Gerard and Jacqueline Keh and Michael Kawooya},
  booktitle={ICTD},
  year={2012}
}
Ultrasound imaging is an effective tool for identifying maternal mortality risk factors. However, the high cost of ultrasound devices and the scarcity of ultrasound training are two major barriers to adoption in the developing world; complicated and expensive medical technologies are unlikely to meet the needs of users with limited opportunities for formal training and continuing education. To address these particular barriers, we have designed an inexpensive ultrasound system composed of off… CONTINUE READING

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