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Protocol for measurement of mean arterial pressure at 10-40 weeks’ gestation. / Roberts, Llinos; Chaemsaithong, Piya; Sahota, Daljit S. et al.

In: Pregnancy Hypertension, Vol. 10, 10.2017, p. 155-160.

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Roberts, L, Chaemsaithong, P, Sahota, DS, Nicolaides, K & Poon, L 2017, 'Protocol for measurement of mean arterial pressure at 10-40 weeks’ gestation', Pregnancy Hypertension, vol. 10, pp. 155-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2017.08.002

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Roberts, L., Chaemsaithong, P., Sahota, D. S., Nicolaides, K., & Poon, L. (2017). Protocol for measurement of mean arterial pressure at 10-40 weeks’ gestation. Pregnancy Hypertension, 10, 155-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2017.08.002

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Roberts L, Chaemsaithong P, Sahota DS, Nicolaides K, Poon L. Protocol for measurement of mean arterial pressure at 10-40 weeks’ gestation. Pregnancy Hypertension. 2017 Oct;10:155-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2017.08.002

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Roberts, Llinos ; Chaemsaithong, Piya ; Sahota, Daljit S. et al. / Protocol for measurement of mean arterial pressure at 10-40 weeks’ gestation. In: Pregnancy Hypertension. 2017 ; Vol. 10. pp. 155-160.

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