Is this enough to change preeclampsia screening guidelines?

Researchers say their test is a better way to identify women who need prophylactic aspirin

Researchers from King’s College, London, believe they have found a more accurate way to screen for preeclampsia than currently recommended methods in Australia and the UK. 

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They say a simple algorithm based on maternal characteristics and easily measurable markers can identify about 80% of women who are likely to develop preterm-preeclampsia and would therefore benefit from prophylactic aspirin.

This approach combines known risk factors with the results of various maternal biophysical and biochemical measurements taken at

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