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A Neurological Study of Newborn Infants
Clinics in Developmental Medicine, No. 28
1st Edition - January 1, 1968
Author: David J. Beintema
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A Neurological Study of Newborn Infants considers the consistencies and inconsistencies of neonatal neurological signs. The possibility of a relationship between pre- and… Read more
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A Neurological Study of Newborn Infants considers the consistencies and inconsistencies of neonatal neurological signs. The possibility of a relationship between pre- and perinatal complications of pregnancy and later cerebral dysfunction has led to an increasing interest in the early detection of these defects in the newborn infant. This book is divided into nine chapters, and begins with a presentation of standardized procedures to obtain reliable information from the neurological examination. The next chapters deal with the developmental course of neurological signs during the first days of life. The final chapters discuss the potential effects of obstetrical and postnatal conditions on the developmental course and the consistency of neurological signs throughout the neonatal period. This book is an invaluable source for developmental biologists, neurologists, pediatricians, and obstetricians.
PrefaceChapter I. Introduction 1. Standard Procedure 2. Normal Development 3. The Role of Obstetrical and Postnatal ConditionsChapter II. The Sample Selection Procedures Pre- and Perinatal Data A. Collection of Data B. The Three Subgroups of the Sample C. Pre- and Perinatal Data Essential Data/Medical and Obstetric History Data on the Labor Data on the InfantChapter III. Postnatal Care and General Condition of the Infant Postnatal Care The Postnatal Non-Neurological SignsChapter IV. The Neurological Examination The Pattern of the Examination Quantitative Assessment of Neurological Signs Frequency of Neurological Examination Technique of Data ProcessingChapter V. State of the Infant Introduction The Term 'State of the Infant' in This Study The State of the Infant during the Examination Predominant State and Patterns A