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Friday, 04 February 2011 05:38

Child Development, Surveillance and Screening

 

Pediatrics:  Motor Delays: Early Identification and Evaluation 
Garey H. Noritz, Nancy A. Murphy and NEUROMOTOR SCREENING EXPERT PANEL
AAP Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents: Promoting Child Development
AAP Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents. Pocket Guide: Third Edition (2008). Eds Hagan, Shaw, and Duncan.
http://brightfutures.aap.org/3rd_Edition_Guidelines_and_Pocket_Guide.html
Council on Children With Disabilities, Section on Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Bright Futures Steering Committee and Medical Home Initiatives for Children With Special Needs Project Advisory Committee (2006). Identifying Infants and Young Children with Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home: An Algorithm for Developmental Surveillance and Screening. Pediatrics 118;405-420.
http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/118/1/405
Dunkle and Hill (2009). Developmental Checkups for All Children Three Good Choices for Practices and Providers: ASQ, PEDS, and PEDS:DM. AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Newsletter, Spring 2009. http://www2.aap.org/sections/dbpeds/pdf%5CPDFNewContent%5CImplementScreenTools%5CDevelopmentalCheckUps.pdf
Heineman and Hadders-Algra (2008). Evaluation of Neuromotor Function in Infancy–A Systematic Review of Available Methods. J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:315–323.
NCBDDD Spanish Milestones Video: 

 

 

Neuromuscular Disorder Resources
GeneReviews: expert-authored, peer-reviewed, current disease descriptions that apply genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients and families with specific inherited conditions. (Search by disorder name.)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/GeneTests/review?db=GeneTests
Neuromuscular Disease Center, Washington University, St Louis MO
http://neuromuscular.wustl.edu/

 

Care Guidelines: Neuromuscular Disorders

Bushby K, Finkel R, Birnkrant DJ, Case LE, Clemens PR, Cripe L, Kaul A, Kinnett K, McDonald C, Pandya S, Poysky J, Shapiro F, Tomezsko J, Constantin C; DMD Care Considerations Working Group (2010). Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 1: diagnosis, and pharmacological and psychosocial management. Lancet Neurol. Jan;9(1):77-93.

Bushby K, Finkel R, Birnkrant DJ, Case LE, Clemens PR, Cripe L, Kaul A, Kinnett K, McDonald C, Pandya S, Poysky J, Shapiro F, Tomezsko J, Constantin C; DMD Care Considerations Working Group (2010). Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 2: implementation of multidisciplinary care. Lancet Neurol. Feb;9(2):177-89.

Ching H. Wang, et al. (2010) Consensus Statement on Standard of Care for Congenital Muscular Dystrophies. J Child Neurol 25:1559.

Tawil R, van der Maarel S, Padberg GW, van Engelen BG (2010). 171st ENMC international workshop: Standards of care and management of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Neuromuscul Disord Jul;20(7):471-5.
Wang CH, Finkel RS, Bertini ES, Schroth M, Simonds A, Wong B, Aloysius A, Morrison L, Main M, Crawford TO, Trela A; Participants of the International Conference on SMA Standard of Care (2007). Consensus statement for standard of care in spinal muscular atrophy. J Child Neurol. Aug;22(8):1027-49.
American Academy of Neurology Practice Guidelines
http://www.aan.com/go/practice/guidelines

 

Advocacy, Support, and Education Organizations
Cure CMD: for Congenital Muscular Dystrophies
http://curecmd.org
Families of SMA: for Spinal Muscular Atrophies
http://www.fsma.org
Muscular Dystrophy Association: for pediatric and adult neuromuscular disorders

http://www.mdausa.org
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy: for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies

http://www.parentprojectmd.org

SMA Foundation: for Spinal Muscular Atrophies
http://www.smafoundation.org

 

Referral Resources
Child Neurology Society
http://www.childneurologysociety.org/
Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinics
http://www.mda.org/local/?postalcode=23238&submit=find
Genetic Counselor database
www.nsgc.org
American College of Medical Genetics member database
www.ACMG.net

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014 22:20
 

Did you know?

Genetic/genomic tests (such as karyotype, microarray, or sequencing) may diagnose or identify risk for a neuromuscular disorder before there are obvious symptoms. Urgent telephone consultation with a geneticist or neurologist will inform an appropriate referral.
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