Routine ultrasound imaging in pregnancy: how evidence-based are the guidelines?

Green CL, Hadorn D, Bassett K, Kazanjian A
Record ID 31998008144
Authors' objectives:

To present a critical appraisal of evidence-based recommendations regarding routine ultrasound imaging in pregnancy.

Authors' recommendations: In summary, the research evidence presented by the groups reviewing routine ultrasound imaging in pregnancy does not support a policy of routine scanning except as part of an organized program of prenatal screening for fetal abnormalities.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 1996
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal
Organisation Name: British Columbia Office of Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: B. C. Office of Health Technology Assessment, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, S-184 Koerner Pavilion, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B. C., V6T 1Z3, Canada.
Copyright: BCOHTA, 1996
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