Published on in Vol 6, No 10 (2017): October

External Validation Study of First Trimester Obstetric Prediction Models (Expect Study I): Research Protocol and Population Characteristics

External Validation Study of First Trimester Obstetric Prediction Models (Expect Study I): Research Protocol and Population Characteristics

External Validation Study of First Trimester Obstetric Prediction Models (Expect Study I): Research Protocol and Population Characteristics

Linda Jacqueline Elisabeth Meertens 1, MD, MSc;  Hubertina CJ Scheepers 2, MD, PhD;  Raymond G De Vries 3, 4, 5, PhD;  Carmen D Dirksen 6, PhD;  Irene Korstjens 5, PhD;  Antonius LM Mulder 7, MD, PhD;  Marianne J Nieuwenhuijze 5, RM, PhD;  Jan G Nijhuis 2, MD, PhD;  Marc EA Spaanderman 2, MD, PhD;  Luc JM Smits 1, PhD

1 Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht , NL

2 School for Oncology and Developmental Biology (GROW), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht , NL

3 Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine , University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, US

4 Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI) , Maastricht University, Maastricht , NL

5 Research Centre for Midwifery Science, Faculty of Health, Zuyd University, Maastricht , NL

6 Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment (KEMTA), Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht , NL

7 School for Oncology and Developmental Biology (GROW), Department of Pediatrics, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht , NL

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