Journal article

Ultrasound as a technology of reassurance? How pregnant women and health care professionals articulate ultrasound reassurance and its limitations

Gareth M Thomas, Julie Roberts, Frances E Griffiths

Sociology of Health & Illness | WILEY | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

JR and FG would like to offer sincere thanks to the parents who participated in the research interviews as well as to Jan Steward and Ultrasound Direct for granting access to the research sites. We also thank Alice Verran who conducted some of the interviews and Catherine Ayre who provided expertise as a public involvement representative. GT would like to thank the health care professionals and expectant parents who participated in his study, together with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for funding it (grant number: ES/I019251/1). We all extend our thanks to the anonymous reviewers for helpful feedback on earlier drafts of the article.