Table 2

Radiographers' attitudes to fetal echocardiography and involvement in the Fetal Echocardiography Telemedicine Study

Mean Likert score 1–5
I feel that my FE technique is good23.8
I feel confident in detecting congenital heart defects1.84
I find the telemedicine equipment easy to use3.44.8
I think the feedback I get with each tele-linked scan is beneficial4.24.8
I feel awkward performing a FE in front of the paediatric cardiologist2.61.6
I think that it would be better if the fetal echoes were saved on video and sent for interpretation rather than a ‘live’ telemedicine consultation21.4
  • FE, fetal echocardiogram.