Ultrasound in pregnancy and non‐right handedness: meta‐analysis of randomized trials

@article{Salvesen2011UltrasoundIP,
  title={Ultrasound in pregnancy and non‐right handedness: meta‐analysis of randomized trials},
  author={K. Salvesen},
  journal={Ultrasound in Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={38}
}
  • K. Salvesen
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
To study the association between exposure to ultrasound in pregnancy and non‐right handedness in children with available data from randomized trials. 

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