International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Comparative Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017


Comparison of New Ballards Score and Parkins Score for Gestational Age Estimation- Original Article

Dr. Kanchan Sakharkar, Dr. Sham Tarde, Dr. Sunil Mhaske


Abstract: Study design It is a prospective analytical study. Aim- The Aim study of the Study is to compare the accuracy of New Ballards score (NBS) and Parkins score (PS) to assess the gestational age (GA) in newborns. Method- The GA of 284 babies was assessed by the PS and NBS. Assement was done within 24 hours of birth. The two methods were compared using the Bland Altmann Plot. The two methods of gestational age assessment were found to be in acceptable agreement. Parkins score helps us to easily assess the gestational age of babies within 12 days, mostly in sick and preterm babies. New Ballards score, Gestational age, Parkins score.


Keywords: New Ballards score, Gestational age, Parkins score


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017,


Pages: 1386 - 1387


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Dr. Kanchan Sakharkar, Dr. Sham Tarde, Dr. Sunil Mhaske, "Comparison of New Ballards Score and Parkins Score for Gestational Age Estimation- Original Article", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2017963, Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017, 1386 - 1387

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