Journal of Health Education Research & Development

ISSN: 2380-5439

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Ganvir SS


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    Physical Profile of Preterm Children in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India
    Author(s): Waghavkar SN and Ganvir SSWaghavkar SN and Ganvir SS

    With survival rates of preterm and low-birth weight infants improving, there is an increase in the number of these infants with motor impairments later in life, ranging from developmental coordination disorder to cerebral palsy (CP). Infant neuromotor examinations are performed for a variety of purposes, including discriminating between infants who have motor dysfunction and those who are developing typically (discriminative tool), predicting which infants will have future motor problems from current performance (predictive tool), and evaluating changes over time (evaluative tool). Objective: This report describes the physical and functional status of preterm and low birth infants in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. Method: An observational study was conducted in which INFANIB was administered on 43 preterm and low birth weight infants with corrected age of 10 d.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2380-5439.1000157

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