obstetric ultrasound

ob·stet·ric ul·tra·sound

use of diagnostic ultrasound during pregnancy.

obstetric ultrasound

A widely used and safe method of imaging used during pregnancy for many purposes. These include the confirmation of pregnancy, the detection of abortion, the diagnosis of ECTOPIC PREGNANCY, the diagnosis of multiple pregnancy, the detection of fetal abnormalities, of malplacement of the PLACENTA and of excessive uterine fluid and the diagnosis of HYDATIDIFORM MOLE.
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Hobbins, who is widely regarded as one of the early pioneers in the development and use of obstetric ultrasound as a diagnostic tool.
A panel of the HCPTS heard that Mrs Drummond was responsible for a number of failings including not identifying a twin pregnancy during a routine obstetric ultrasound examination of a patient known only as Patient A, and not recognising which twin was which on an anomaly scan of Patient B.
Obstetric ultrasound showed single live intrauterine foetus corresponding to 28 weeks gestational age with AFI of 7 cm; estimated foetal weight of 1.
We report the case of a suprasellar arachnoid cyst diagnosed prenatally at 21 weeks gestation on routine obstetric ultrasound.
Some of the participants in the third Qatar National Obstetric Ultrasound Training Course.
Bioeffects of Obstetric Ultrasound for the Clinician: How to Keep It Safe," Institute For Advanced Medical Education, February 2013.
Gelman is accredited in the field of Gynecologic Ultrasound and First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound by the American Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.
17) The American Academy of Family Physicians has a position paper endorsing diagnostic ultrasound for women's health care and has offered obstetric ultrasound courses organized by, and for, FPs since 1989.
It's the same technology used in military sonar to detect submarines, and came into medical use thanks to Professor Ian Donald in Edinburgh who developed obstetric ultrasound in the 50s.
This edition adds 28 new procedures related to suture selection, ulcer debridement, bladder catheterization, breast examination, vaginal examination, fetal assessment, obstetric ultrasound, emergency delivery, eye drop insertion, laryngoscopy, nasal lavage, cardiac stress testing, defibrillation, prostate massage, and others.
The training suite also has a role in meeting growing demand to train midwives in obstetric ultrasound, paramedics in emergency ultrasound, physiotherapists in musculoskeletal ultrasound and more.
Advances in obstetric ultrasound have enabled identification of fetal anomalies, some of which may lead to severe disabilities.