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Reproducibility of the TW2 Technique of Novice Raters

  • J. Borms
  • M. Hebbelinck
  • W. Duquet
  • P. Degreve
  • M. Van Serveyt
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Abstract

Intra- and interobserver reproducibilities in TW2 skeletal age measurements have been reported to be high (Acheson, Vicinus and Fowler, 1966; Andersen, 1968; Medicus, Grøn and Moorrees, 1971; Beunen, 1970; Beunen and De Witte, 1972–1973; Van Venrooij-Ysselmuiden and van Ipenburg, Beunen and Cameron, 1980); Generally, the TW2 technique is assimilated by the individual researcher in isolation and without too much expert guidance. Information as to the success or otherwise of isolated learning experiences is scarce.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Borms
    • 1
  • M. Hebbelinck
    • 1
  • W. Duquet
    • 1
  • P. Degreve
    • 1
  • M. Van Serveyt
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Human Biometry and BiomechanicsVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselBelgium

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