How to use: the neonatal neurological examination ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-EDUCATION AND PRACTICE EDITION Wusthoff, C. J. 2013; 98 (4): 148-153


The neurological exam can be a challenging part of a newborn's full evaluation. At the same time, the neonatal neurological exam is a useful tool in identifying babies needing closer evaluation for potential problems. The Dubowitz assessment is a standardised approach to the neonatal neurological exam designed for use by paediatricians in routine practice. Evidence has validated this technique and delineated its utility as a screening exam in various populations. This paper reviews clinical application of the Dubowitz assessment of the newborn.

View details for DOI 10.1136/archdischild-2013-303640

View details for Web of Science ID 000325865100010

View details for PubMedID 23761325