Early neurologic assessment in preterm-infants: Integration of traditional neurologic examination and observation of general movements

Domenico Marco Maurizio Romeo, Andrea Guzzetta, Mariacristina Scoto, Matteo Cioni, Pietro Patusi, Domenico Mazzone and Mario Giuseppe Romeo

By combining the Prechtl's method of qualitative assessment of general movements (GMs) assessment and the Hammersmith Infant Neurologic Examination (HINE),this study conducted on 903 babies with a two-years follow-up claims to have achieved a better level of reliability in predicting neuro-developmental outcomes.

European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 2008, 12(3), 183-189.

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