Chapter 9

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Chapter 9
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2014-02-18 14:03:43
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Life Span Development
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  1. Neonate
    Birth to 1 month
  2. Infant
    1 month to 1 year
  3. Fontanelles
    Soft spots on the skull

    • Posterior closes at 3 months
    • Anterior closes between 9 and 18 months
  4. Toddler
    1-3 years old
  5. Preschooler
    3-6 years old
  6. School-Age Child
    6-12 years old
  7. Nocturnal Enuresis
    Involuntary bed-wetting at night after the age of 10
  8. Adolescent
    12-18 years old
  9. Puberty
    The period in which sexual organs mature and reproductive maturity is reached

    • Girls begin about 10
    • Boys about 12
  10. Early Adulthood
    20-40 years old
  11. Middle Adulthood
    41-60 years old
  12. Menopause
    Permanent end of menstruation and fertility are late 40s and 50s
  13. Late Adulthood
    61 and older
  14. Maximum Life Span
    120 years old
  15. Life Expectancy
    Average years of life remaining

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