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Friday, 04 February 2011 07:10

Motor Delay Algorithm

If a child does not meet age-appropriate motor development milestones, this algorithm can guide you through appropriate CK testing and referral. You can also download a printable PDF of the surveillance, screening and referral recommendations.

 

 

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Download a pdf of the Surveillance and Referral Aid for Primary Care Providers. This Aid includes assessing weakness by age, clinical evaluation for muscle weakness, guidance on the use of CK testing, and the motor delay algorithm. These materials have been endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 March 2013 22:48
 

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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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