Mngmt of Neuro

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Mngmt of Neuro
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2011-11-14 06:45:50
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Atypical Development
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Atypical Development
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  1. Development characterized by limited variation of motor strategies and limited ability to vary motor behavior to address a specific situation.
    Atypical development
  2. What are the 3 factors that increase the likelihood that a child will have some kind of developmental problem?
    • Established risks
    • Environmental risks
    • Biological risks
  3. Events that have occured that pose obvious problems.
    Established risk
  4. Intrauterine or early neonatal infections in the mother.
    TORCH
  5. What is TORCH?
    • Toxoplasmosis
    • Other, such as syphylis; Hep B; Lyme Disease; HIV
    • Rubella
    • Cytomegalovirus
    • Herpes simplex type 2
  6. Hemorrhage in germinal matrix; minimal ventricular bleed.
    IVH grade 1
  7. Bleed in 10 - 15% of intraventricular area.
    IVH grade 2
  8. Bleed in greater than 50% of ventricular area with distention.
    IVH grade 3
  9. Bleed extends into parenchyma; most severe.
    IVH grade 4
  10. - Low oxygenation and structural support of blood vessels.
    - Changes in BP during the birth process
    - Asphyxia
    - Stress of too much handling and invasive medical procedures
    Suspected causes of IVH
  11. A test that assess physical condition of the newborn.
    APGAR
  12. - Single parent
    - Parental age less than 17 years (in US)
    - Poor quality infant-parent attachment
    - Maternal problems: drug or alcohol abuse
    Environmental risks

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