Flashcards in 28- dev delay Deck (14):
calculating corrected age in premie
Subtract gestational weeks of a premature infant from the average gestational period of 40 weeks.
Subtract the result from the chronological age to obtain the "corrected age."
what age do kids walk normally heel toe
when does pedal arch develop
within first 8 years
if kid prefers not to sit could mean...
abnormally tight muscles, possibly due to neuromuscular disorder
handedness develops when
if before, signals weakness
when do kids imitate adults
Can distinguish mother's voice from another woman's voice. versus father
7 days mom
2 weeks dad
when do you screen for autism
18 and 24 mo
what disease can affect development
A. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
B. Retinopathy of prematurity
D. Periventricular leukomalacia
Examples of development changes in response to stress
For toddlers, temper tantrums, sleep disturbances and refusal to eat are common adaptations.
Language acquisition may be slowed during periods of stress.
During hospitalization (an extreme form of stress) children may develop increased dependency, enuresis or encopresis.
If a child has recently gained motor milestones and is ill, the achievements may be temporarily lost.
risk factors for cerebral palsy
A. Perinatal asphyxia
D. Intrauterine growth retardation
evals for CP
formal dev. eval
retinopathy of prematurity
extraretinal fibrovascular proliferation and, in severe cases, may cause retinal detachment and blindness.
50% of infants weighing less than 1200 g develop ROP.