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Signs of Weakness by Age for Primary Care

A surveillance aid for primary care providers to facilitate the identification of signs of muscle weakness in children ages 6 months to 5 years. Failure to meet age-appropriate milestones may be a sign of a serious developmental delay.

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Signs of Weakness by Parent Report

An aid for more effective listening to parents: learn how parents report describing their first concerns about motor development to their care providers.

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Signs of Weakness by Age for Therapists/Specialists

An expanded surveillance aid for therapists, specialists, and other professionals who care for children, to aid in the identification of signs of motor weakness in children ages 6 months to 5 years.

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Last Updated on Monday, 20 August 2012 18:42
 

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Signs of proximal muscle weakness include: abdominal breathing or accessory muscle use; a feeling of "slipping through hands" when held suspended by examiner under armpits; inability to voluntarily flex neck when supine or head lag when pulled to sit; difficulty rising from floor (including Gowers maneuver, full or modified)
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